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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snore, snoring, stertor(noun)

    the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound


  1. snoring(Noun)

    The action or sound of breathing during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.

    His snoring was so loud that it woke the neighbors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snoring

    of Snore

  2. Snoring(noun)

    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


  1. Snoring

    Snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound, due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. In some cases the sound may be soft, but in other cases, it can be loud and unpleasant. Snoring during sleep may be a sign, or first alarm, of obstructive sleep apnea.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Snoring

    Rough, noisy breathing during sleep, due to vibration of the uvula and soft palate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snoring in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snoring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of snoring in a Sentence

  1. Tess Graham:

    Stress affects breathing and breathing affects snoring.

  2. Tess Graham:

    That will immediately reduce the likelihood of snoring.

  3. Tess Graham:

    Snoring is heavy, high volume breathing and it happens at night because women are breathing too heavily during the day.

  4. Behrouz Hariri:

    Often a very small movement or a very gentle push will stop the snoring. The problem is that it is very likely that after a few minutes they will start snoring again and nobody has the patience to continuously overnight just nudge or push their partner very gently to stop their snoring.

  5. Rafael Pelayo:

    A lot of our single patients are worried that they're not going to be attractive to their bed partner if they wear the CPAP -- that they're going to be unattractive, and I tell them quite the opposite -- that once Rafael Pelayo use the CPAP, actually Rafael Pelayo're going to be feeling better and Rafael Pelayo're not going to be snoring. There's nothing sexy about snoring.

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