BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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How to sign: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
"he forgot the password";

p-a-s-s-w-o-r-d in BSL Watch how to sign p-a-s-s-w-o-r-d in British Sign Language
p-a-s-s-w-o-r-d - SignStation
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password in BSL Watch how to sign password in British Sign Language
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password in BSL Watch how to sign password in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: password, countersign, watchword, parole

Categories: arcanum, positive identification, secret

word

How to sign: an exchange of views on some topic
"we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it";

Discussion (Group) in BSL Watch how to sign Discussion (Group) in British Sign Language
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Discussion (Us) in BSL Watch how to sign Discussion (Us) in British Sign Language
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discussion in BSL Watch how to sign discussion in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: give-and-take, discussion

Categories: language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication

Within this category: argument, conference, deliberation, negotiation, panel discussion, postmortem, public discussion

word

How to sign: a unit of language that native speakers can identify
"words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning";

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Categories: language unit, linguistic unit

Within this category: anagram, anaphor, antonym, back-formation, charade, classifier, cognate, content word, contraction, deictic, derivative, diminutive, dirty word, disyllable, form, four-letter word, function word, head, headword, heteronym, holonym, homonym, hypernym, hyponym, key word, loanblend, loanword, meronym, metonym, monosyllable, neologism, nonce word, oxytone, palindrome, paroxytone, partitive, polysemant, polysyllable, primitive, proparoxytone, quantifier, quantifier, reduplication, substantive, syncategorem, synonym, term, terminology, trisyllable, troponym, vocable, written word

word

How to sign: a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory
"large computers use words up to 64 bits long";

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Categories: computer memory unit

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