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snore

 (snôr)
intr.v. snored, snor·ing, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
n.
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.]

snor′er n.

snoring

(ˈsnɔːrɪŋ)
n
(Physiology) the activity of breathing through the mouth and nose while asleep with snorting sounds caused by vibrations of the soft palate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snoring - the act of snoring or producing a snoring soundsnoring - the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Translations

snoring

[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] Nronquidos mpl

snoring

[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] nronflements mpl

snoring

nSchnarchen nt

snoring

[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] nil russare m

snoring

n ronquido (frec. pl), (el) roncar
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