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American Sign Language edit

Etymology edit

Imitative of a chemist combining fluids from beakers.

Production edit

         
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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “open A” handshape about half arm’s length in front of the nondominant side of the chest, thumb of the nondominant hand pointing down. Posture the dominant hand in the “open A” handshape about half arm’s length in front of the dominant side of the chest, thumb of the dominant hand pointing down.
    2. Move both hands in repeated alternating circles across (toward the center), down, aside (toward the outside), and up.
    3. Hold both hands still briefly.

Noun edit

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  1. chemistry
  2. science

Derived terms edit