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gesture

 [jes´cher]
an act made or something said to signify intention or attitude.
suicidal gesture a more serious warning than a suicide threat; it may be followed by a planned suicidal act that attracts attention without seriously injuring the subject.

ges·ture

(jes'chŭr),
1. Any movement expressive of an idea, opinion, or emotion.
2. An act.
[L. gestus, movement, gesture]

gesture

1. A body movement that helps to express or conceal thoughts or emphasize speech. See: body language
2. An act, written or spoken, to indicate a feeling.
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He said such gestures were rare in the subcontinent.
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The communication by natural and intuitive noncontact manner is usually considered to be flexible and efficient; many researchers have thus tried efforts to make the machine identify other's intentions and information through the noncontact manner like people, such as sound [1], facial expressions [2], physical movements [3], and gestures [4, 5].
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