the condition of being asleep.
of, relating to, or having accommodations for sleeping: a sleeping compartment.
used to sleep in or on: a sleeping jacket.
used to induce or aid sleep or while asleep: sleeping mask.
- un·sleep·ing, adjective
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How to use sleeping in a sentence
Raise your sleeping platform a few inches and utilize that space.How to Build Out Your Subaru Forester for $350 or Less | Madeleine LaPlante-Dube | October 15, 2020 | Outside Online
We called her up and got her dos and don’ts for those who want to try their hand at sleeping-pad repair—turning this skeptic into a glue believer.
Deep down, I have always believed that attempting to fix a leaking sleeping pad was a fool’s errand.
These new findings may provide a jumping-off point for sleep researchers to address disordered sleeping habits that can be caused by any number of conditions, including autism spectrum disorder, PTSD, and Alzheimer’s disease, according to Ingiosi.Why do brains need sleep? These ‘twinkling’ star-shaped cells may help us find out | Rachael Zisk | September 29, 2020 | Popular-Science
Throughout the entire trek, he drove the support vehicle that had my sleeping pad and other supplies and met me at every road crossing.
I was told before my first trip that no city in the world offered the dreams you could have sleeping in Havana.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Amy Pascal Manifesto: Aaron Sorkin Broke, sleeping with Co-Worker?Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars | William Boot | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As the agents apprehended and detained the man, the dog remained unleashed, and ran down the hill to where Marino was sleeping.
The seven-year-old Detroit girl was sleeping on the couch as her grandmother sat next to her watching television.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls | Emily Shire | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The robots can slice through stone and rough out vast blocks of stone while the artisans are sleeping.
The reveillée of the sleeping Mexicans was the discharge of our two field-pieces loaded with canister.
In truth, it was so intently engaged with a sleeping seal that it had not observed the approach of the sledge.The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
I have fed and slept at inns, living on the worst of fares and sleeping on the hardest, and hardly the cleanest, of beds.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Some of them, more imaginative, declared that Mrs. Charmington was even a sleeping partner in the saponaceous firm.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills