ASL sign for: height

Different signs for height of a person, an object, or graphical statistics.

Meaning: the highest dimension in measurement.

Contextual variation: the highest dimension in measurement from base to top (object or mathematics).

This ASL word does not refer to the height of a person or animal. It is referred to the measurement of an object or in mathematics.

Meaning: the measurement from head to foot of a standing person.

Related signs: WIDTH, DEPTH.


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