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gesture

General Crossword Questions for “gesture”

  • Motion with the hands
  • Sign with the hand
  • Expressive movement of body
  • Expressive physical movement
  • Communicate through movement

Encyclopedia

  • A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with spoken words.[1] Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body. — “Gesture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Gesture recognition is a topic in computer science and language technology with the goal of interpreting human gestures via mathematical algorithms. Gesture recognition enables humans to interface with the machine (HMI) and interact naturally without any mechanical devices. — “Gesture recognition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The gesture's function is the same as using the Alt+Shift keyboard shortcut, clicking the " In computing, a pointing device gesture or mouse gesture is a way of combining pointing. — “Pointing device gesture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • What she said, what she spoke, this was a blind gesture on her part. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • But she remained simply serious, turned her long neck a little, and put up her hand to touch her wondrous hair-plaits–an habitual gesture with her as pretty as any movements of a kitten's paw. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • And Manilov, with a slight gesture of the head, looked meaningly into Chichikov's face, while displaying in his every feature, including his closely-compressed lips, such an expression of profundity as never before was seen on any human countenance–unless on that of some particularly sapient Minister of State who is debating some particularly abstruse problem. — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol
  • Men rushing swiftly emerged from it. They grew in numbers until it was seen that the whole command was fleeing. The flag suddenly sank down as if dying. Its motion as it fell was a gesture of despair. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • The clerk knew very well that this "PERHAPS" meant "CERTAINLY," but as he thought he could make more out of a tenant like the prince, he felt justified in speaking vaguely about the present inhabitant's intentions. "This is quite a coincidence," thought he, and when the subject of price was mentioned, he made a gesture with his hand, as if to waive away a question of so little importance. — “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • One in especial seemed to be urging some proposal affecting me on the being whom I had first met, and this last by his gesture seemed about to assent to it, when the child suddenly quitted his post by the window, placed himself between me and the other forms, as if in protection, and spoke quickly and eagerly. — “The Coming Race” by EGEL Bulwer-Lytton

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