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Meaning of SNORING

Pronunciation:  sn'oring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
  2. [adj]  breathing during sleep with harsh noises caused by vibration of the uvula or soft palate; "the snoring sleeper"
 

SNORING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: breathing, eupneic, eupnoeic, snore, stertor
 
 See Also: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Snor"ing\, n. (Physiol.)
The act of respiring through the open mouth so that the
currents of inspired and expired air cause a vibration of the
uvula and soft palate, thus giving rise to a sound more or
less harsh. It is usually unvoluntary, but may be produced
voluntarily.

 

 

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