What does sleeping mean?

Definitions for sleeping
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sleeping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleeping(noun)

    the state of being asleep

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping(noun)

    quiet and inactive restfulness

  3. sleeping(adj)

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

  4. dormant(ip), sleeping(adj)

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Wiktionary

  1. sleeping(Noun)

    the state or act of being asleep.

  2. sleeping(Adjective)

    asleep

  3. sleeping(Adjective)

    used for sleep; used to produce sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleeping

    of Sleep

  2. Sleeping

    a. & n. from Sleep

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sleeping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3405

How to pronounce sleeping?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sleeping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sleeping in a Sentence

  1. Cedric Alexander:

    Video footage captured from police body cameras shows Atlanta police officers talking with Rayshard Brooks moments before Rayshard Brooks was shot in a Wendys parking lot. Officer Devin Bronsan arrived inthe area after a 911 complaintof someone sleeping in a car. Rayshard Brooks said Rayshard Brooks drank a small amount of alcohol and was administered afield sobriety test. Hisblood-alcohol levelregistered at.108, above the.08 legal limit. I think youve had too much to drink to be driving, said Officer Garrett Rolfe, who responded to the scene after Officer Devin Bronsan, beforehe tried to arrest Rayshard Brooks. A struggle ensuedand the officers bodycams wereknocked to the ground. They could be heard yelling, Youre going to get Tased ! Stop fighting ! ATLANTA ERUPTS AFTER Rayshard Brooks DEATH PROMPTS POLICE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant, late Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Garrett Rolfe has been fired following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks and a second officer has been placed on administrative duty. ( Atlanta Police Department via AP) At one point Rayshard Brooks appears to grab Bronsans Taser. Hands off Bronsans Taser ! an officer said. Rayshard Brooks fled from the officers and turnedaround with the stun gun before Rayshard Brooks was shot. It does appear in the video that Rayshard Brooks is fleeing from the Atlanta police officers, that as hes fleeing Rayshard Brooks turns back over Rayshard Brooks shoulder with what appears to the naked eye to be Rayshard Brooks Taser that the eyewitnesses told us they saw the individual have that belonged to one of the officers, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds said Saturday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. An autopsy found that Rayshard Brooks suffered to two gunshot wounds to Rayshard Brooks back. The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled Rayshard Brooks deatha homicide. Garrett Rolfe has not been charged in Rayshard Brooks death but was fired from the force Sunday. Cedric Alexander, the former public safety director of Dekalb County, Ga., who now works as a police consultant, told the Associated Press that the shooting will lead to questions over how officers could have defused the situation. Heres a man who took Dekalb County upon Cedric Alexander to pull off the road to take a nap.

  2. Lleyton Hewitt:

    It throws your sleeping pattern, eating, the guys have to get treatment after these matches, and then a lot of the times you've got to bounce back the next day as well, it's just another thing we're dealing with this week.

  3. Chuangshi Wang:

    Daytime napping was associated with increased risks of major cardiovascular events and deaths in those with [ more than ] six hours of nighttime sleep but not in those sleeping [ less than ] 6 hours a night.

  4. Scott Kelly:

    If you're going to Mars in a smaller vehicle than the space station and living practically on top of one another, having that space that (the astronauts) spend so much time in is very, very important, you have to make it as perfect as you can, including the environment, air temperature, interfacing with the system, communication, entertainment and noise abatement because you're sleeping, living, exercising and eating right next to each other.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you want to help a hungry poor man sleeping on the bench, don’t ever wake him up; put some food on the bench, put some money and leave the place without looking at your back!

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