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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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There was no restriction made on gesturing speed or size.
Gesturing has also been shown to redirect viewer attention toward specific visual elements.
The children's gestures included rotating their hands to show the orientation of a card or using their hands to illustrate the image on the card, for example gesturing the shape of rabbits' ears for a card depicting a rabbit.
Softkinetic Vice President of Marketing, Virgile Delporte, said 3-D gesturing can be used to change the channel on a TV without a remote, display interactive advertisements, and even help someone rehabilitate a serious injury.
The researchers found that gesturing at 18 months (but not early speech) predicted which children with lesions had vocabulary delays a year later.
These scholars argue that there is always an interactive function in gesturing and many (e.
The pivotal interest in this project lies in the gesture and the gesturing body as it has been explored in video and photography from the '60s to the present, with a focus on performance, action, and bodily experience that underline social, political, identity, and gender issues and activism.
As the manager looked closer, she noticed that some of the areas he was gesturing to appeared disconnected.
An alternative perspective is that gestures have little direct communicative function but, instead, that gesturing aids the speaker in producing or formulating speech (see Krauss, 1998; Krauss et al.
Ms McLoughlin added, ``The BBC tried to prevent people gesturing on screen simply because they thought it looked like acting.
She balances unshakably on half-toe while gesturing fiercely with hands and torso.
By the sixth and final trial, participants were gesturing, on average, 91% as much as they did on the very first trial.
A grand finale is then done with everyone saying their name and gesturing at one time.
Science fiction and futuristic movies stepped into reality today as a result of powerful new touchless gesturing technology from Elliptic Labs (www.
Speakers may not know they are sending this message, since people are generally unaware of how they are gesturing, and often unaware that they are gesturing at all.