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lip-reading

a method used by deaf people to comprehend spoken words by interpreting movements of the speaker's lips
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And the lip-reader said the third soldier, Andrew Ramirez, mouthed: "Our brief was to avoid capture."
THE FA are ready to call in a lip-reader in the Duncan Ferguson 'race row' case.
Also a lip-reader, she has recently -at the age of 39 -graduated with a Masters in business administra-tion,despite having left school with no qualifications.
His lawyers have quizzed a lip-reader who noticed an unguarded comment by a juror minutes after his conviction.
It's a tactic beloved of Brendan Rodgers and his coaching team, presumably because they're discussing tactics they don't want rivals who may have access to a lip-reader learning.
Yet, though some, like Frankie Dettori, came out smiling, others seemed less enthused and more embarrassed, not least the high-profile British rider who, as his name was announced, was noted by one lip-reader to say: "This is b***ks."
Sunday Mirror Sport can reveal that United used the services of a lip-reader in a bid to show that Rooney did not use abusive language before deciding not to launch an appeal because Nielsen had compromised their case by going public with his own version of events.
Flying Squad detectives were now filming their meetings, and even using a lip-reader. Mr Evans told the court the loot was divided unequally, which became "the subject of considerable controversy and intense discussion".
Thierry Henry, banned for three games for abusing an official after a home defeat by Newcastle escaped more serious charges after a lip-reader used video evidence to prove his language didn't warrant harsher action.
"You watch it on TV and you don't have to be a lip-reader to understand what they are saying.
A LIP-READER claims to know why David Cameron looks so ill at ease as Jeremy Corbyn whispers to him before Chinese president Xi Jinping's keynote address.