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Braille

or braille  (brāl)
n.
A system of writing and printing for blind or visually impaired people, in which varied arrangements of raised dots representing letters and numerals are identified by touch.
tr.v. Brailled, Braill·ing, Brailles also brailled or braill·ing or brailles
To print or transliterate using this system.

[After Louis Braille.]
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Braille

(breɪl)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a system of writing for the blind consisting of raised dots that can be interpreted by touch, each dot or group of dots representing a letter, numeral, or punctuation mark
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any writing produced by this method. Compare Moon1
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to print or write using this method

Braille

(French braj)
n
(Biography) Louis (lwi). 1809–52, French inventor, musician, and teacher of the blind, who himself was blind from the age of three and who devised the Braille system of raised writing
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Braille

(breɪl)

n., v. Brailled, Braill•ing. n.
1. Louis, 1809–52, French teacher of the blind.
2. a system of writing, devised by L. Braille for use by the blind, in which combinations of raised dots represent letters, numbers, punctuation marks, etc., that are read by touch.
v.t.
3. to write or transliterate in Braille.
Also, braille (for defs. 2,3).
[1850–55]
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Braille


Past participle: Brailled
Gerund: Brailling

Imperative
Braille
Braille
Present
I Braille
you Braille
he/she/it Brailles
we Braille
you Braille
they Braille
Preterite
I Brailled
you Brailled
he/she/it Brailled
we Brailled
you Brailled
they Brailled
Present Continuous
I am Brailling
you are Brailling
he/she/it is Brailling
we are Brailling
you are Brailling
they are Brailling
Present Perfect
I have Brailled
you have Brailled
he/she/it has Brailled
we have Brailled
you have Brailled
they have Brailled
Past Continuous
I was Brailling
you were Brailling
he/she/it was Brailling
we were Brailling
you were Brailling
they were Brailling
Past Perfect
I had Brailled
you had Brailled
he/she/it had Brailled
we had Brailled
you had Brailled
they had Brailled
Future
I will Braille
you will Braille
he/she/it will Braille
we will Braille
you will Braille
they will Braille
Future Perfect
I will have Brailled
you will have Brailled
he/she/it will have Brailled
we will have Brailled
you will have Brailled
they will have Brailled
Future Continuous
I will be Brailling
you will be Brailling
he/she/it will be Brailling
we will be Brailling
you will be Brailling
they will be Brailling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Brailling
you have been Brailling
he/she/it has been Brailling
we have been Brailling
you have been Brailling
they have been Brailling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Brailling
you will have been Brailling
he/she/it will have been Brailling
we will have been Brailling
you will have been Brailling
they will have been Brailling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Brailling
you had been Brailling
he/she/it had been Brailling
we had been Brailling
you had been Brailling
they had been Brailling
Conditional
I would Braille
you would Braille
he/she/it would Braille
we would Braille
you would Braille
they would Braille
Past Conditional
I would have Brailled
you would have Brailled
he/she/it would have Brailled
we would have Brailled
you would have Brailled
they would have Brailled
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Braille


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A system of writing or printing using raised dots on a page, allowing blind people to read by touch. Originally developed by Louis Braille, a blind French teacher (1809–52).
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Braille - French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)Braille - French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
2.braille - a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals
point system - a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
Verb1.braille - transcribe in braille
transliterate, transcribe - rewrite in a different script; "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
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Translations
طريقة برايل للقراءه
slepecké písmo
blindskrift
vakírás
blindraletur
Brailio raštas
Braila / neredzīgo raksts
slepecké písmo
Breyl Alfabesikörler alfabesi

Braille

[breɪl]
A. NBraille m
B. CPD Braille library Nbiblioteca f Braille
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Braille

[ˈbreɪl] nbraille m
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Braille

adjBlindenschrift-; Braille libraryBlindenbücherei f; Braille booksBücher plin Blindenschrift
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Braille

[breɪl] nbraille m
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braille

(breil) noun
a system of printing for the blind, using raised dots.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

Braille

, reading system
n. Braille, sistema de lectura, método de escritura e impreso de puntos alzados que identifican letras, números y puntuación y permite a los ciegos leer por medio del tacto.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Braille

n braille m, sistema m de escritura para ciegos
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The Braille system of reading was invented by Louis Braille, a blind student studying at a school for the blind in France.
The RTA also discussed with the students the benefits of nol card loyalty programme and the possibility of adding embossed letters (like Braille System) on the side of nol cards.
A commemorative painting, in which a blind student took part using the Braille system, and themed "Together through thick and thin" was presented to the Egyptian president.
But with the raised-dot braille system felt by the fingertips, they can process data at their own pace.
The highlights of the expo were Macho, a wall climbing giant robot which had two legs and could climb walls, glass and wood surfaces with ease and another robot called Dots, a braille system was designed to improve communication for blind people.
Although I've long used the Braille system to locate guns in the safe the new ones come with a sewn-on tag for you to write the make and model on the outside.
ISLAMABAD -- The first-ever Braille Book corner named as 'Gosha-i-Noor' was inaugurated at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) on Thursday in a ceremony, marking the birthday celebrations week of Louis Braille-the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired persons.
The first-ever Braille Book corner named as 'Gosha-i-Noor' was inaugurated at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) on Thursday during a ceremony, marking the birthday celebrations week of Louis Braille-the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired persons.
The inauguration marked the birthday celebrations week of Louis Braille , inventor of Braille system for visually impaired persons.
ISLAMABAD:The first-ever Braille Book Corner named as Gosha-e-Noor' was inaugurated in a ceremony at the National Library of Pakistan (NLP)on Thursday, marking the birthday celebration week of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired people.Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) Irfan Siddiqui officially inaugurated the Braille Book Corner and interacted with the visually impaired students from the Al-Maktoom Special Education Center.
The Braille system enables those with visual impairments to read by feeling the raised dots on pages, and it remains one of the greatest inventions today.