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  • n. The action or sound of breathing during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
  • v. Present participle of snore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound

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