gesture

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Synonyms for gesture

Synonyms for gesture

an expressive, meaningful bodily movement

something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling

to make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

Synonyms for gesture

motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

something done as an indication of intention

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The classifying module will classify a new gestured using a trained network with parameters selected from the TDNN Parameters Database.
While describing these tasks, Jamalian gestured in a straight horizontal line, gestured in a circle or made no gestures.
It is highly likely that in this case the teachers would have been unsure in what way and when they gestured and find it virtually impossible to accurately describe their movements.
Goldin-Meadow, Butcher, Mylander, and Dodge (1994) found that the 10 children who were deaf whom they studied gestured in ways that are conventional to language, such as combining gestures into sentence structures.
Martin's earlier films, such as In the Palace, 2000, and Birds, 2001, were concerned with reanimating the universalist language of European modernism's first avant-garde, whose tropes of artifice, color, form, and abstraction gestured toward an emancipatory unification of art and life.
On one hand, Cohen and Harrison (1973) found that speakers gestured less when speaking over an intercom than in face-to-face communications.