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American Sign Language: "cook"

The sign for "cook" uses "flat hands."  The dominant hand represents a piece of food. The non-dominant hand represents a cooking surface. Put the food on the cooking surface and then turn the food over.



Memory aid: The sign for cook is sort of like flipping a hamburger patty or a fish.


To turn COOK into CHEF, add the PERSON-[agent] sign:


Also see: STOVE

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