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braille

 [brāl]
an alphabet system for the blind, consisting of raised dots that can be felt with the fingertip.
Braille alphabet based on six-dot system. From Stein et al., 2000.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

braille

(brāl),
A system of writing and printing by means of raised dots corresponding to letters, numbers, and punctuation to enable the blind to read by touch.
[Louis Braille, French teacher of blind, 1809-1852]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Braille

Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief, so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

Braille

Public health Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication. Cf Americans with Disabilities Act, Service dog.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

braille

A method of coding information using groups of six raised spots embossed on paper, to enable the blind to read through touch. (Louis Braille, 1809–1852, French school teacher).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Braille,

Louis, French educator, 1809-1852.
Braille - system of raised dots placed in patterns to allow the blind to read.
Braillophone - a combination telephone and braille system.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012

Braille 

System of printing for blind persons, consisting of points raised above the surface of the paper used as symbols to indicate the letters of the alphabet. Reading is accomplished by touching the points with the fingertips.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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Now, a new effort is under way to ease challenges like these and help blind and visually impaired children more naturally learn to read Braille, a system based on different configurations of six small, raised dots that blind people read with their fingertips.
Printed letters and numbers on the bricks allow sighted family members to learn Braille at the same time.
The new set of equipment has improved printing speed and volume which enables the organization to produce and deliver the braille textbooks on time.
He said the Braille Book Corner is already equipped with a computer lab facility comprising of 20 computers having latest software for visually impaired persons to help them getting knowledge about diverse subjects without any hassle.
The number of visually impaired people who can read Braille lettering, formed of one to six dots in a range of combinations, has fallen, partly due to advances in audio description technology.
The Central Election Commission will distribute the Braille editions of the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan to libraries of the universities in the regions of the country.
Braille packaging is a small step towards assisting the visually impaired in their daily routine.
The aim of the studies is to determine how the Braille applied onto ordinary paper by a Braille embosser will wear, and how the height of a Braille dot will change depending on the load (during storage in pallets, stacking, etc.).
Every text message received on the smartphone is instantly translated to Braille.
Pursuant to the RTO, Mincom, Braille Holdings, Braille Battery, and Grafoid Inc.
"The Braille kindle will be a great help to those who wish to pursue further studies or are fond of reading.
According to Takahashi, the goal of creating Braille Neue is to have it used in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to "create a truly universal space where anyone can access information."