Definitions

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  • adjective used of the language of the deaf

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Examples

  • She works for the local schools system as a sign-language interpreter for the deaf.

    The dark underbelly of Rick Perry's Texas

  • Though no larger than the size of a man's clenched fist, it seemed as clear as the days of the week that his hand was folded in the shape of the sign-language phrase, "I Love You."

    Christian Piatt: On Asperger Syndrome And Broken Hearts

  • Ukranian TV sign-language lady blew whistle on crooked vote ...

    Boing Boing

  • For those after something more cerebral, Market Forces' popcorn-fuelled exploration of capitalism and Monica Ross's sign-language interpretation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights offer ample opportunities for chin-stroking.

    This week's new events

  • Participants are urged to register their approbation with a sign-language equivalent—hands open and aloft, fingers wiggling.

    When the Multitude Shouts With One Voice

  • The other is a sign-language interpreter with no arms and purple plastic hair who draws comic books out of brain waves.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • But out of all the moments I remember, my favorite is still Louise Fletcher communicating in sign-language to her deaf parents who were watching when she won for her role of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

    Carrie White: And the Winner Is...

  • The other is a sign-language interpreter with no arms and purple plastic hair who draws comic books out of brain waves.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • But out of all the moments I remember, my favorite is still Louise Fletcher communicating in sign-language to her deaf parents who were watching when she won for her role of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

    Carrie White: And the Winner Is...

  • At a recent rehearsal of the new drama "Tribes," director David Cromer was multitasking: He used a sign-language interpreter to praise an actor portraying the deaf son in a hearing family.

    A Director Reveals His Motivation

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