fingerspelling


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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.
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Appendix 1 lists the JavaScript function to animate an individual letter or number in the fingerspelling of a word or phrase.
For example, providing staff with information sessions on deafblindness or training on fingerspelling may help staff facilitate more effective communication with entrepreneurs who are deafblind.
Children's memory for sign and fingerspelling in relation to production rate and sign language input.
McGraw used various fingerspellings to communicate directions, which differed from the umpires' hand signals for called plays.
Fingerspelling formulae: A word is more or less the sum of its letters.
I even taught them fingerspelling, which they learned quickly, and the American Sign Language (ASL) equivalents of words that they were studying.
Most researchers have identified British reliance on fingerspelling (rather than a form of signed language as developed in France by Roch-Ambroise-Auguste Bebian) as at least a precursor to oralism.
Below 15 fps, fingerspelling can become distorted, especially if it is done at normal rates.
The ASL PLATINUM edition is a 4 CD-ROM set that includes the Dictionary, 101 Basic Signs, and 2 additional discs: Mexican Sign Language/American Sign Language Translator and Fingerspelling & Numbers.
Under the slogan "Your hands can say so much" the BDA is asking you to sign your name using British two-handed fingerspelling and signing a postcard to Tony Blair asking the Government to back the campaign.