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1

sleep

play
noun \ˈslēp\

Medical Definition of sleep

  1. 1:  the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored—compare rem sleep, slow-wave sleep

  2. 2:  a state resembling sleep: asa:  death 1 <put a pet cat to sleep>b:  a state marked by a diminution of feeling followed by tingling <her foot went to sleep>




2

sleep

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of sleep

slept \ˈslept\play sleep·ing

  1. :  to rest in a state of sleep





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