Definition of 'lip-reading'
Example sentences containing 'lip-reading'
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Lip-reading is by no means as easy as it sounds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These days sign language is preferred to lip-reading so the number of trained lip-readers is falling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But now German scientists are developing a lip-reading phone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)'He was good at lip-reading, but you had to look at him and talk properly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unlike the character she plays, she grew up lip-reading and only learnt sign language for this role. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the weaving section it was so loud that people became adept at lip-reading because they couldn't hear anything being said. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)The former guaranteed some tried and-trusted means for communication: signing and lip-reading. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The defence team's own expert said lip-reading had 'a high degree of inaccuracy.' The Sun (2012)
Trends of 'lip-reading'
Used Rarely. lip-reading is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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