D@NearPalm-PalmDown-OpenB@CenterChesthigh-PalmUp CirclesMidlineContact

American Sign Language edit

Etymology edit

From initial D of English dictionary combined with ASL OpenA@NearPalm-ThumbDown-OpenB@CenterChesthigh-PalmUp CirclesMidlineContact (page; look up).

Production edit

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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “open B” handshape in front of the center of the chest, nondominant palm facing up. Posture the dominant hand in the “D” handshape within a couple of inches of the nondominant palm, dominant palm facing down.
    2. Move the dominant hand in repeating circles, each brushing the nondominant palm back toward the body, then up, then forward, then down.

Noun edit

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  1. dictionary
    "It is important to use a dictionary in college."