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SNORING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snoring mean? 

SNORING (noun)
  The noun SNORING has 1 sense:

1. the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound

  Familiarity information: SNORING used as a noun is very rare.


SNORING (adjective)
  The adjective SNORING has 1 sense:

1. breathing during sleep with harsh noises caused by vibration of the uvula or soft palate

  Familiarity information: SNORING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNORING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of snoring or producing a snoring sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

snoring; stertor; snore

Hypernyms ("snoring" is a kind of...):

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)


SNORING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Breathing during sleep with harsh noises caused by vibration of the uvula or soft palate

Context example:

the snoring sleeper

Similar:

breathing; eupneic; eupnoeic (passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination)


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