Definition of American Braille. Meaning of American Braille. Synonyms of American Braille
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Definition of American Braille
American BraillePoint Point, n.
1. (Med.) A pointed piece of quill or bone covered at one end
with vaccine matter; -- called also vaccine point.
2. One of the raised dots used in certain systems of printing
and writing for the blind. The first practical system was
that devised by Louis Braille in 1829, and still used in
Europe (see Braille). Two modifications of this are
current in the United States:
New York point founded on three bases of equidistant points
arranged in two lines (viz., : :: :::), and a later
American Braille, embodying the Braille base (:::) and the
New-York-point principle of using the characters of few
points for the commonest letters.
3. In technical senses:
(a) In various games, a position of a certain player, or,
by extension, the player himself; as: (1) (Lacrosse &
Ice Hockey) The position of the player of each side
who stands a short distance in front of the goal
keeper; also, the player himself. (2) (Baseball) (pl.)
The position of the pitcher and catcher.
(b) (Hunting) A spot to which a straight run is made;
hence, a straight run from point to point; a
cross-country run. [Colloq. Oxf. E. D.]
(c) (Falconry) The perpendicular rising of a hawk over the
place where its prey has gone into cover.
(d) Act of pointing, as of the foot downward in certain
Meaning of American Braille from wikipedia
- were used in Germany
and the United States
in the 19th century
(see American Braille
), but with the invention
of the braille typewriter their
- American Braille
was a po****r braille alphabet
used in the United States before
of standardized English braille
in 1918. It was the alphabet...
- Louis Braille
(/breɪl/ (listen); French: [lwi bʁaj]; 4 January
1809 – 6 January
1852) was a French educator
of a system
- at the time, three scripts
were used: non-braille New York Point; American Braille
so that the most frequent letters
were the ones...
- Braille ASCII
(or more formally
The North American Braille ASCII
Code, also known
as SimBraille) is a subset
of the ASCII character
uses 64 of...
- braille alphabets
were utterly alien
of frequency-based American Braille
, as well as to numerically based
German, English, and French
- Braille Institute
(BIA) is a non-profit organization
in Los Angeles providing
and one-on-one instruction...
- A refreshable braille display
or braille terminal
is an electro-mechanical device
for displaying braille
of round-tipped pins...
- with the fewest
points, a strategy
also emplo**** by the competing American Braille
. Capital letters
were ****bersome in New York Point, each being
also used differing encodings
the 1800s American Braille competed
Braille, in the War of the Dots. As a result...
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