Definition of Louis braille

1. Noun. 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).

Exact synonyms: Braille
Generic synonyms: Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue
Derivative terms: Braille



Louis Braille Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Louis Braille Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Louis Braille

Loughborough
Louie
Louis
Louis' angle
Louis' law
Louis-Bar
Louis-Bar syndrome
Louis-Hector Berlioz
Louis Antoine de Bougainville
Louis Aragon
Louis Armstrong
Louis Auchincloss
Louis B. Mayer
Louis Bleriot
Louis Braille
Louis Burt Mayer
Louis Charles Alfred de Musset
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Louis Eugene Felix Neel
Louis Henri Sullivan
Louis Henry Sullivan
Louis I
Louis II
Louis III
Louis IV
Louis IX
Louis Isadore Kahn
Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre
Louis Joliet

Literary usage of Louis braille

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Us invention by louis braille, a bund pupil of the Institution des Jeunes ... The original idea of a point-print was derived by louis braille from Barbier ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"About 1852 a system whose invention is credited to louis braille, a blind student of the InstituĂ­ da jeunes aveugles, was introduced into the Paris ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"louis braille, a pupil and afterwards a professor of the Institution Nationale des Jeunes Aveugles, Paris, studied all the various methods in which ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"It was then that the great invention of louis braille was recognised. He had published a system in 1829, and fully developed it in 1834. ..."

5. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"It was then that the great invention of louis braille was recognised. He had published a system in 1829, and fully developed it in 1834. ..."

6. American Journal of Education (1857)
"This difficulty has been obviated, by an ingenious system, invented by a French teacher in the institution at Paris, himself blind, M. louis braille. ..."

7. On Becoming Blind: Advice for the Use of Persons Losing Their Sight by Émile Javal (1905)
"Many are subscribers to the magazine Le louis braille, printed for their use. Unfortunately the larger number of books, and notably Le louis braille, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Louis braille

Search for Louis braille on Dictionary.com!Search for Louis braille on Thesaurus.com!Search for Louis braille on Google!Search for Louis braille on Wikipedia!