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intr.v. snored, snor·ing, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
1. The act or an instance of snoring.
2. The noise so produced.
[Middle English snoren, to snort, from fnoren, from Old English fnora, sneezing; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Physiology) the activity of breathing through the mouth and nose while asleep with snorting sounds caused by vibrations of the soft palate
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snoring[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] N → ronquidos mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
snoring[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] n → ronflements mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Schnarchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
snoring[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] n → il russare m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
snoringn ronquido (frec. pl), (el) roncar
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