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A condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended,
  1. Rest in such a condition; be asleep
    • - she slept for half an hour
    • - he looked at the sleeping child
  2. Fail to be woken by
    • - he was so tired he slept through the alarm
  3. Have sexual intercourse or be involved in a sexual relationship
    • - I won't sleep with a man who doesn't respect me
  4. Dispel the effects of or recover from something by going to sleep
    • - she thought it wise to let him sleep off his hangover
  5. Provide (a specified number of people) with beds, rooms, or places to stay the night
    • - studios sleeping two people cost $70 a night
  6. Be inactive or dormant
    • - Copenhagen likes to be known as the city that never sleeps
  7. Be at peace in death; lie buried
    • - he sleeps beneath the silver birches
Noun
  1. A condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended
    • - I was on the verge of sleep
    • - a good night's sleep
  2. A state compared to or resembling this, such as death or complete silence or stillness
    • - a photograph of the poet in his last sleep
  3. A gummy or gritty secretion found in the corners of the eyes after sleep
    • - she sat up, rubbing the sleep from her eyes

  1. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
  2. be asleep
  3. a torpid state resembling deep sleep
  4. be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"
  5. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
  6. rest: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  7. Strata was a rock band from Campbell, California formed in 2001. They released two full-length albums with Wind-up Records, before disbanding after the departure of vocalist Eric Victorino on 19 January 2008.
  8. Azure Ray's self-titled debut was released January 16, 2001 on WARM.
  9. Sleep is a stoner doom metal band from San Jose, California. Active during the 1990s, Sleep earned critical and record label attention early in their career. ...
  10. "Sleep" is a choral composition by Eric Whitacre. It is based on the poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" written by Robert Frost. It is primarily written in SATB form, but divides into SSAATTBB towards the end of the song. ...
  11. The Sleepers (Le Sommeil) is an oil on canvas painting by French artist Gustave Courbet in 1866. The painting, depicting lesbianism, was not permitted to be shown publicly until 1988, like a number of his other works such as L'Origine du monde. ...
  12. Sleep (1963) is a film by Andy Warhol which consists of long take footage of John Giorno, his close friend at the time, sleeping for five hours and 20 minutes. The film was one of Warhol's first experiments with filmmaking, and was created as an "anti-film". ...
  13. The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm; An act or instance of sleeping; A substance found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of reduced consciousness); To rest in a ...
  14. (Sleeping) To masturbate furiously in your room while praying that your grandma doesn't come in.
  15. (Sleeping) You are not allowed to sleep in the Library. If staff find you asleep they will gently tap you to wake you up. They will check that you are OK and ask you if you need any assistance (some people sleep because they are unwell). ...
  16. (Sleeps) After 1920, since George Yeats found the sessions of Automatic Script increasingly draining, the Yeatses started the practice of ‘Sleeps’, where George would enter a trance and speak, while W. B. Yeats noted what she said. ...
  17. To dream of sleeping on clean, fresh beds, denotes peace and favor from those whom you love. To sleep in unnatural resting places, foretells sickness and broken engagements. To sleep beside a little child, betokens domestic joys and reciprocated love. ...
  18. a state marked by lessened consciousness, lessened movement of the skeletal muscles, and slowed-down metabolism.
  19. a physical and mental resting state in which a person becomes relatively inactive and unaware of his or her environment.
  20. myoclonus occurs during the initial phases of sleep, especially at the moment of dropping off to sleep. Some forms appear to be stimulus-sensitive. Some persons with sleep myoclonus are rarely troubled by, or need treatment for, the condition. ...
  21. Our brain is actually learning when we are asleep. What you learn in the evening will be strongly present in the next morning. And the more new things you try to learn the more sleep your brain needs.
  22. A low-power state for a computer. In most computers, open documents are saved only to memory, not to the hard disk, while in the Sleep state.
  23. An inactive state of a Newton device where system and peripheral functions are shut down, but the device can still respond to an external signal. See also Wake. Source: TE
  24. One of the most widespread misconceptions about birds is that they sleep with their heads tucked under their wings. In fact, the commonest sleeping posture, especially among songbirds, is with the head turned and resting on the back, and the bill tucked under the feathers of the shoulder (i.e. ...
  25. an eight-hour peep show of infantile erotica.