lipreader

lipreader
Someone who is able to tell what a person is saying by looking at the motion of the lips (a technique use by the deaf, although it can be learned by the hearing, called lipreading).

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  • lipread — lipreader, n. /lip reed /, v., lipread / red /, lipreading. v.t. 1. to understand spoken words by interpreting the movements of a speaker s lips without hearing the sounds made. v.i. 2. to use lipreading. Cf. speechread. [1890 95; LIP + READ1] *… …   Universalium

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  • cued speech — (sometimes caps.) a method of communication in which a speaker uses a system of manual cues to aid a lipreader by clarifying potentially ambiguous mouth movements with hand gestures. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • franglais — [ frɑ̃glɛ ] n. m. • 1959, répandu par Étiemble 1964; de français et anglais ♦ Emploi, usage de la langue française où l influence anglaise (lexique, syntaxe) est très sensible. Le « franglais, ce français émaillé de vocables britanniques, que la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lipread — verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people • Syn: ↑lip read, ↑speech read • Derivationally related forms: ↑lipreading • Hypernyms: ↑read • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

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