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American Sign Language: "measure / measurement / size / engineer"


Measure:
Form both hands into "Y" shapes.  Touch the hands together at the thumbtips.
NOTE: The sign MEASURE-(measuring – verb form) starts with the thumbs touching and twists (pivoting at the thumb) so that the pinkies move up and down in an alternating fashion.


 



MEASUREMENT / SIZE

NOTE: The sign MEASUREMENT-( noun form) starts separated by about an inch then moves together so that the thumbs touch.
 

 



ENGINEER:
The sign MEASURE+AGENT-(engineer) adds a “person" ending to the verb form of the sign MEASURE.
 


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