a person who delivers speeches.
noun 1. any part of the body, as the tongue, velum, diaphragm, or lungs, that participates, actively or passively, voluntarily or involuntarily, in the production of the sounds of speech.
noun 1. the scientific study and treatment of defects, disorders, and malfunctions of speech and voice, as stuttering, lisping, or lalling, and of language disturbances, as aphasia or delayed language acquisition. speech pathology n. The science concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of functional and organic speech defects and disorders.
verb (used with or without object), speechread [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speechreading [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA) 1. to comprehend by speechreading.
[speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or process of determining the intended meaning of a speaker by utilizing all visual clues accompanying speech attempts, as lip movements, facial expressions, and bodily gestures, used especially by people with impaired hearing. verb (used with or without object), speechread [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speechreading [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ […]