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sign language

noun

: a system of hand movements used for communication especially by people who are deaf

Full Definition of SIGN LANGUAGE

1
:  a formal language employing a system of hand gestures for communication (as by the deaf)
2
:  an unsystematic method of communicating chiefly by manual gestures used by people speaking different languages
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First Known Use of SIGN LANGUAGE

1839

Rhymes with SIGN LANGUAGE

SIGN LANGUAGE Defined for Kids

sign language

noun

Definition of SIGN LANGUAGE for Kids

:  a system of hand movements used for communication (as by people who are deaf)
Medical Dictionary

sign language

noun

Medical Definition of SIGN LANGUAGE

:  a formal language employing a system of hand gestures for communication (as by the deaf)—compare finger spelling

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