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Definitions of sleeping

  1. quiet and inactive restfulness Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the state of being asleep Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Reposing in sleep; given to sleep; for sleeping in; inducing sleep; state of resting in sleep; a being at rest. A sleeping partner, one who has a share in a business, but takes no part in the practical management. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. (heraldry) lying with head on paws as if sleeping Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. lying asleep; "don't wake the sleeping children"; "gazed with affection at his slumbering form" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a. & n. from Sleep. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. a. & n. from Sleep. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Reposing in sleep; resting; dormant, or not acting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for sleeping

  1. They came to the farm, and the Lensmand stayed the night, sleeping in the little room. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. Would the time ever come when he should be used to sleeping in the open air? – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
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