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Definizione monolingua sleep



sleep (third-person singular simple present sleeps, present participle sleeping, simple past and past participle slept)

  1. (intransitive) To rest in a state of reduced consciousness.
    You should sleep 8 hours a day.
  2. (intransitive) (Of a spinning top) to spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion.
    • 1854: Anne E. Baker, Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases
      A top sleeps when it moves with such velocity, and spins so smoothly, that its motion is imperceptible.
    When a top is sleeping, it is spinning but not precessing.
  3. (transitive) To accommodate in beds.
    This caravan can sleep up to four people.

sleep (countable and uncountable; plural sleeps)

  1. (uncountable) The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm.
    I really need some sleep.
    We need to conduct an overnight sleep test to diagnose your sleep problem.
  2. (countable, informal) An act or instance of sleeping.
    I’m just going to have a quick sleep.
  3. (uncountable) Rheum found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of reduced consciousness).
    Wipe the sleep from your eyes.

Definizione italiano>inglese sleep

  intransitive: rest in state of reduced consciousness
  Riposare in uno stato di sospensione della coscienza e di riduzione del metabolismo.
  To rest in a state of decreased consciousness and reduced metabolism.
  informal: act or instance of sleeping
  state of reduced consciousness
  A periodic state of physiological rest during which consciousness is suspended and metabolic rate is decreased.
  substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep
  A power-saving state that allows the computer to quickly resume full-power operation (typically within several seconds) when you want to start working again. All open documents and programs are saved to memory before the computer enters the low-power state.

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Traduzione 'veloce'

dormire |sonno |cispa |sospensione |dormicchiare |dormita |durmì |pernottare |sogno |

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