manual alphabet

noun
a set of finger configurations corresponding to the letters of the alphabet, used by the deaf in fingerspelling.

Origin:
1860–65

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manual alphabet

noun
an alphabet used by the deaf; letters are represented by finger positions 
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Example sentences
She used the one-hand manual alphabet to talk with friends and family.
The hand responded by forming the corresponding letters of the one-hand manual alphabet.
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