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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.
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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
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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
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Translations

snoring

[ˈsnɔːrɪŋ] Nronquidos 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] nronflements mpl
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snoring

nSchnarchen 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] nil russare m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

snoring

n ronquido (frec. pl), (el) roncar
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Together, they toyed with combinations that were unique and entertaining and sometimes just plain silly; such as: "snarling Snowball," "snoringly snoozes," "snorty snores," and "snotty snuggles," which was thought to be "gross" and "yucky." One of the interesting features of this exchange was that Granddad, in this spontaneous, offbeat exchange with his grandson, Paxton, was entering into and relearning the joyful engagement of imaginative toying.
So discovering that snoringly boring Gadget Grandad is a secret spy, rather than just an inventor of incredible machines, means that the twins Isla and Ross, along with Porridge, are catapulted into a rollercoaster adventure to save the world.
Miles Murphy is not happy about starting at a new school in the snoringly boring town of Yawnee Valley.