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reading

 [rēd´ing]
understanding of written or printed symbols representing words.
lip reading (speech reading) understanding of speech through observation of the speaker's lip movements.

speech reading

use by people with hearing impairment of nonauditory clues as to what is being said through observing the speaker's facial expressions, lip and jaw movements, and other gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading

lip reading

speech read·ing

(spēch rēd'ing)
Use, by people with hearing impairments, of nonauditory clues as to what is being said, acquired by observing the speaker's facial expressions, lip and jaw movements, and other gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading.

speech read·ing

(spēch rēd'ing)
Use, by people with hearing impairments, of nonauditory clues as to what is being said, acquired by observing the speaker's facial expressions and gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading.
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The 21-year-old victim, who wears a hearing aid and can lip read, suffered a cut and bruised nose.
When this user receives a call, a 3-D animated face appears on his/her computer screen, and the face's lips move in real time, synching with the caller's voice, thus allowing the deaf person to lip read.
Because she was a weaver and she could lip read every word I said to anybody in the hall.
High-quality video conferencing is significantly improving deaf education for students throughout the world, whether it's the ability to sign and lip read over video, or programs like the Virtual Professional Development Network that uses video to train deaf educators across the United States," said Michael Baker.
Their aim was to provide after-care service, help with rehabilitation and show patients how to use their hearing aids, teach them how to lip read and show aids available for their homes.
So many people have worked so hard to learn to lip read, use sign language and to make and hear music,often by using their sense of touch.
She learned to lip read Welsh and although British Sign Language is in English, there are different signs in Welsh.
The mum of two can lip read what is being said even when her subject is not facing her, is speaking in an accent and has a beard.