character stroke

character stroke

[′kar·ik·tər ‚strōk]
(computer science)
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Featuring an intuitive dashboard, one click character recognition, flashcards, a learner's library, and character stroke animation; WCC Dictionary now offers a complete suite of tools to help students, backpackers, and business travelers maximize their Chinese.
Character stroke animation graphically outlines the exact written order of each Chinese character.
In structural based approach, a character is recognized on the basis of structural primitives from which it is build up and these primitives are also known as character strokes. The number of such stroke components, the kinds of stroke components and the relationship between these components in some order is worked out.
Lemoine expanded Cousin Hebe's role and Renee Brad made the most of it with a clear knack for broad character strokes. Both the men and women of the Edmonton Opera Chorus had lots of work.
Since the original piece was structured as a lecture, the audience was included in the theatrical space and addressed directly by Sister Mary -- she was, in effect, explaining it all "For You." In this adaptation, we see the audience, some of who are sketched out in the broadest possible character strokes. Even though the audience members, like the underused Martin Mull as an unbeliever forced to attend by his wife, provide a moment or two of humor, their reactions are obvious at the beginning, and then as things go awry, Durang and Brickman seem perplexed about what to do with the audience at all.