Meaning of Laban dance notation system

La'ban dance' nota"tion sys"tem

Pronunciation: (lä'bun, lā'-), [key]
  1. a system of movement notation, using symbols on a staff, that records the parts of a dancer's body, direction inspace, dynamics, and tempo for all kinds of movement: used to record and reconstruct forms of dance and movement. Also called
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