hibernation
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌhaɪ.bəːˈneɪ.ʃən/, [ˌhaɪ.bəːˈneɪ.ʃn̩]
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌhaɪ.bəɹˈneɪ.ʃən/, [ˌhaɪ.bɚˈneɪ.ʃn̩]
Noun

hibernation

  1. (biology) A state of inactivity and metabolic depression in animals during winter.
  2. (computing) A standby state which conserves power without losing the contents of memory.
  3. (space) A state of minimum power consumption
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