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present participle of sleep
as in napping
to be in a state of sleep the baby slept for the entire length of the car trip found the night watchman sleeping at his post

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as in breeding
to engage in sexual intercourse if I don't read the tabloids, how will I know who is sleeping with whom this week?

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“Sleeping.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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