hand signal

Definition of hand signal

  1. :  a movement of a person's hands that means something They communicated with each other by using hand signals.

Word by Word Definitions

handplay
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ :  the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

    :  the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl

signalplay
  1. :  sign, indication

    :  an act, event, or watchword that has been agreed on as the occasion of concerted action

    :  something that incites to action

  1. :  to notify by a signal

    :  to communicate or indicate by or as if by signals

    :  to constitute a characteristic feature of (a meaningful linguistic form)

  1. :  distinguished from the ordinary :  notable


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