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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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Deaf since birth, she wears hearing aids in both ears and is fluent in lip reading and sign language.
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Please write for course details to: The Lip Reading Teachers' Course, Manchester Metropolitan University, Elizabeth Gaskell Campus, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0JA.
Manchester University is on the lookout for North East people to train as lip reading teachers.
At a minimum, the cochlear implant allows people who aren't helped by a hearing aid to be aware of environmental sounds such as smoke alarms and ambulance sirens and to improve their lip reading and word and sentence recognition.
As well as discovering a new language, learning to use a computer or improving arts and craft skills, residents can also sign up for courses such as Indian head massage, lip reading, holistic therapies and even get an introduction to forensic science.
Bearded men and gum chewers still pose difficulty for Blevins' lip reading.
Petajan, who is highly regarded in the technical community for his work in digital video compression, has dedicated the past seventeen years to solving the automatic lip reading (ALR) problem associated with animation.
They used a combination of sign language, lip reading and talking to celebrate Kurz's milestone, and she even got a congratulatory letter from Richard Riordan, the mayor of Los Angeles.
A checklist of 14 languages including American Sign Language, European, Asian and Middle-Eastern, and a checklist of the individuals' communications abilities such as lip reading, signing, writing or the need for language interpretation.
After American Idol Season 13 declared this year's winners at the season finale, it aired the parody video created by YouTube's @Bad Lip Reading which showcased the contestants' singing performances and the judges' commentaries.
The NFL version of this Bad Lip Reading video was absolutely stunning.