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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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After about 5 minutes, I see that the ex-con and the deaf lip reader have positioned themselves on the edge of the party to silently watch the others.
The issue was resolved when Dick turned Queen's evidence and the lip reader wasn't needed by the prosecution.
I'm no lip reader, but I reckon Graham is at home checking his birth certificate as we speak.
But the film is silent, and the triumphant, optimistic voice of his youthful Communist moth er is rendered mute until Sala recovers it through the skills of a lip reader at a school for the deaf.
Lip reader Susan Whitewood, for the prosecution, said: "I would not write something down I have not seen.
ITV's Official Royal Wedding Lip Reader deciphers the conversation.
Lip reader Peter Jenkinson, who analysed the princes for the Sunday Mirror, said: "During the game William turns to Harry and clearly says to him, 'What a mess' before putting his head in his hands.
Erskine hired a lip reader to capture the words delivered by Sir Bobby to Gascoigne before the fateful shoot out against West Germany, a touching soliloquy that perhaps explains why he was so loved by his players.
According to a lip reader, the first African-American President of the United States, just after the ceremony, asked George W.
Her comments were reported by TV news with the aid of a lip reader.
Now, for the first time, unseen film has been uncovered that let a lip reader piece together just what Robson said to Gazza on the pitch.
ITV News used the services of a lip reader - who told them she said: "I love the uniform.