fingerspelling

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fin·ger·spell·ing

 (fĭng′gər-spĕl′ĭng)
n.
Communication by means of a manual alphabet.

fin′ger·spell′ v.
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fin•ger•spell•ing

(ˈfɪŋ gərˌspɛl ɪŋ)

n.
communication in sign language by means of a manual alphabet.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.fingerspelling - an alphabet of manual signs
sign language, signing - language expressed by visible hand gestures
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