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Definition of "hibernation" []

  • A state of inactivity and metabolic depression in animals during winter. (noun)
  • A standby state which conserves power without losing the contents of memory. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hibernation" in a sentence
  • "As a result, Changing World is "in hibernation" until it can find a private investor willing to "come in and buy at a distressed value," he says."
  • "After being in hibernation for decades, she suddenly awoke and decided it would be nice to be a US Senator."
  • "If such beings did exist, they might live in hibernation, emerging only when life, spacefaring life, appears."