Braille - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |breɪl|  American pronunciation of the word braille
Brit.  |breɪl|  British pronunciation of the word braille

noun

- French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
- a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals

verb

- transcribe in braille

Examples

a book made available in braille

Blind since birth, she relies on her sense of touch to read braille.

The book has been transcribed into braille.

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