How to sign "hairbreadth", also known as "hair's breadth" in American Sign Language?

Definition: very narrowly; by an extremely short or slim margin (of distance, time, amount, or another measure). Also 'by a hair's breadth', 'by a whisker'.

Usage example: "escaped death by a hair's breadth".

Also sign for close call.

Related signs: ALMOST.

Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

ASL written for BY-A-HAIR

Written ASL digit for "by a hair" glossed as "BY-HAIRLINE". Contributed by Todd Hicks the ASLwrite community, 2018.

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