lip reading

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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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Opponents are forced to resort to reading lips and using hand signals.
People who gained the most from the implants went from nearly complete deafness to an ability to hear people talking on the telephone, a situation in which deaf people cannot get any visual cues by reading lips, notes coauthor Susan G.
It seems as if everyone has a "true story" to tell of a deaf friend of a friend who is so remarkable at reading lips.
People with hearing loss often become skilled in reading lips and facial expressions.
The cochlear implants, said her mother, help her to process sound, and despite years of targeted services that have improved her speech and her skill in reading lips, Mira is not necessarily "hearing.
including Reading Lips and Other Ways to Overcome a Disability.
I've always believed in my ability,'' said Pride, who never learned sign language but communicates by reading lips.