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American Sign Language a language used by many deaf people in North America, made up of hand movements and signs.
body language the shifts of posture, gestures, and facial expressions that communicate nonverbally, sometimes supplementing and sometimes diverging from or contradicting verbal communication.
computer language a system of words and symbols that is used to program a computer; code. There are hundreds of computer languages, such as C, Cheetah, and JavaScript.
hypertext markup language a computer language used to create documents on the World Wide Web; html.
language laboratory a room with recording and sound reproduction equipment in which students can study and practice foreign languages.
machine language a computer language that presents information and instructions in symbols used directly by the computer with no translation.
Romance language one of the modern languages that come from Latin. Italian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese are Romance languages.
sign language a system of manual configurations and motions used as a language for the deaf.
source language the computer language in which a program is originally written, and which must be converted into another language for use in a computer. [2 definitions]
tone language a language, such as Chinese, Swedish, or Bantu, in which the pitch or tone contour of a word helps to distinguish its meaning from that of another word that otherwise sounds like it; tonal language.