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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.
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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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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She is confident she can lip read well enough for court and doesn't view her hearing loss as a disability because it's all she's ever really known.
To check the reaction and see if the implant worked, the doctors covered their mouths so that Amina could not lip read. "We set the signal at low and then slowly saw her reaction when she responded to sound," he told Khaleej Times.
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.
A CRUEL mugger forced a deaf man to lip read his threats then battered him, a court heard yesterday.
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."
His sister, a 63-year-old housewife and mum-of-four, said: "Normally I would lip read what was said and when he came out with his first words I didn't realise he had had his voice valve put in.
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.
A PENSIONER was told by hospital doctors that she was too old to have a hearing aid and should learn to lip read.
A spokeswoman for the SQA said they would allow someone to read the papers so she could lip read.
The 53-year-old's wife, Claire Harding, lip reads him and speaks for him.