How to sign run out in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Exhaust supply

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the pinkie side of your dominant hand on top of the base of the index finger of your horizontal non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand to the side, past the top of your index finger, while changing your handshape into a "S" handshape.

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Sequential Breakdown of run out

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for run out
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for run out
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for run out
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Exhaust supply

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the pinkie side of your dominant hand on top of the base of the palm of non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand to the side, past the fingertips of your non-dominant hand, while changing your handshape into a "S" handshape.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of run out

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of run out

End of Sign

Final Frame of run out

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for run out
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for run out
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for run out
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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