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fin·ger·spell·ing

(fing'gĕr-spel'ing)
Method of communication using specific finger and hand movements, representing letters of the alphabet, to spell words.
See also: American Manual Alphabet

fin·ger·spell·ing

(fing'gĕr-spel'ing)
Method of communication using specific finger and hand movements.

fingerspelling,

n the manipulation of fingers into different positions, usually based on the manual alphabet, to represent letters of the alphabet.
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The day will include displays of special equipment, including talking computers, CCTV and youngsters will be given the chance to fingerspell their names in Braille.
He could print and fingerspell his first name, and he demonstrated a comprehension of basic signed directions, such as "get your coat," "go bathroom," "eat more.
Typically, they would fingerspell words they did not know.