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Description: Indicate a flat plane with one hand open, palm down.
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Some signals are only used in certain circumstances.
For example, divers will make the universal one-handed "okay" signal when underwater and near their dive buddy, but will touch their head with a whole-arm signal when at the surface and/or at a distance.
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