Braille meaning

brāl
A system of printing and writing for the blind, in which characters are formed by patterns of raised dots which are felt with the fingers.
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The definition of Braille is a formal written language for the blind where raised symbols are used to represent letters and words.

Raised symbols used in a book for the blind so that the blind can use his fingertips to "read" the book is an example of Braille.

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To print or transliterate using this system.
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A system of writing and printing for blind or visually impaired people, in which varied arrangements of raised dots representing letters and numerals are identified by touch.
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To print or write in such characters.
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Louis Braille.
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A system of writing invented by Louis Braille, in which letters and some combinations of letters are represented by raised dots arranged in three rows of two dots each and are read by the blind and partially sighted using the fingertips.
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Of, relating to or written in braille.
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Alternative capitalization of braille.
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Alternative capitalization of braille.
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The characters used in this system.
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Origin of braille

  • After Louis Braille

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition