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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 laugh·ter /ˈlæftɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Laugh·ter n.  A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction, or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs. See Laugh, v. i.
    The act of laughter, which is a sweet contraction of the muscles of the face, and a pleasant agitation of the vocal organs, is not merely, or totally within the jurisdiction of ourselves.   --Sir T. Browne.
    Archly the maiden smiled, and with eyes overrunning with laughter.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the sound of laughing [syn: laugh]
      2: the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth
         of scorn; "he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd"