Definitions for "American sign language"
Keywords:  deaf, asl, gestures, grammar, ameslan
a sign language, used in the United States mostly by the deaf or for communication with the deaf, in which gestures made with the hands symbolize words, alphabetical letters, or ideas, permitting rapid communication in the absence of speech.
A sign language for the deaf in which communication is conveyed by a system of articulated hand gestures and their placement relative to the upper body.(when one does jestering/motioning, story/information about it)
A manually coded language used primarily by deaf individuals in North America (Beukelman & Mirenda, 1992)
Keywords:  code, see