How to sign dissolve in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Resolve problem

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingertips of both hands next to each other in front of you. Move your hands away from each other. Your thumb should begin at your pinkie and as you move your hands, it should slide over until it passes your index finger.

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First Frame of dissolve

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dissolve
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Dominant Handshape for dissolve
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for dissolve
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Non-Dominant Handshape for dissolve
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

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