braille \braille\ (?), n. a system of printing or writing for the blind in which the characters are represented by tangible points or dots. it was invented by louis braille, a french teacher of the blind.
refreshable braille display louis braille braille printer american braille
Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are blind and low vision. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille-users can read computer screens and other electronic supports thanks to refreshable braille displays. They can write braille with the original slate and stylus or type it on a braille writer, such as a portable braille note-taker, or on a computer that prints with a braille embosser.
Noun 1. 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) (synonym) Louis Braille (hypernym) educator, pedagogue 2. a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals (hypernym) point system Verb 1. transcribe in Braille (hypernym) transliterate, transcribe (derivation) Braille, Louis Braille