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(ˈlɪpˌri dɪŋ)

a method, as by a deaf person, of understanding spoken words by interpreting the movements of a speaker's lips without hearing the sounds made.
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Noun1.lipreading - perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
sensing, perception - becoming aware of something via the senses
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American Sign Language (ASL) * Signed English * Finger spelling * Note writing * Speech and lipreading, Tadoma for deaf-blind * Cued speech * Gestures, home signs, mime * Taction (touch) and kinesthesis (body movement) * Interpreters (sign language or oral) * Computer assisted notetaking (CAN) * Real time captioning * Communication access systems: devices used to enhance listening in rooms, lecture halls, and other large group facilities - e.
My hearing was so bad before that I was lipreading, but I am so much more confident now and feel a different person," Marlene added.
I'd been having problems hearing people on the phone, the sound was all muffled, and if there was a background noise I'd find myself doing a lot of lipreading.
Myth: Deaf people are good lip readers Many people assume deaf people can understand everything by lipreading but this is very rarely the case, as many words use the same lip-shapes.
Sarah was diagnosed with sensorineural deafness when she was just 18 months old which has left her with limited hearing and she relies on hearing aids and lipreading.
The use of tactile supplements in lipreading Swedish and English: A single-subject study.
Lipreading teachers can help hearing impaired people in many ways.
Italian film-makers cast Sean Connery's little brother Neil as Dr Neil Connery - the bearded, dubbed, karate-chopping, lipreading plastic surgeon brother of Bond, hired by Bernard 'M' Lee and Lois 'Moneypenny' Maxwell to fight Adolfo 'Thunderball' Celi.
Speech perception results: Audition and lipreading enhancement.
Oral - oral transmission of the auditory and/or visual message into the visual mode of lipreading, accompanied by facial expressions and body language.
Lipreading entails deducing verbal messages through watching lip movements.