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 sleep sleep /ˈsliːp/

noun

  1. () A natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended  ( slumber , sleep )
    a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
     He didn't get enough sleep last night
    he didn't get enough sleep last night
     Calm as a child in dreamless slumber
    calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  2. () A torpid state resembling deep sleep  ( sopor , sleep )
    a torpid state resembling deep sleep
  3. Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)  ( eternal rest , eternal sleep , quietus , rest , sleep )
    euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
     She was laid to rest beside her husband
    she was laid to rest beside her husband
     They had to put their family pet to sleep
    they had to put their family pet to sleep
  4. A period of time spent sleeping  ( nap , sleep )
    a period of time spent sleeping
     He felt better after a little sleep
    he felt better after a little sleep
     There wasn't time for a nap
    there wasn't time for a nap

verb

  1. () Be asleep  ( catch some Z's [Informal, N. American] , kip , log Z's , sleep , slumber )
    be asleep
      She had trouble falling asleep due to the noise outside.
    She had trouble falling asleep due to the noise outside.
  2. Be able to accommodate for sleeping  ( sleep )
    be able to accommodate for sleeping
     This tent sleeps six people
    This tent sleeps six people


 particulate particulate /pɝˈtɪkjələt/

adjective

  1. () Composed of distinct particles  ( particulate )
    composed of distinct particles

noun

  1. A small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)  ( particulate , particulate matter )
    a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)


 African hunting dog African hunting dog /ˈæfrɪkən ˈhʌntɪŋ dɔɡ/

noun

  1. A powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area  ( African hunting dog , Cape hunting dog , hyena dog , Lycaon pictus )
    a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area


 genus Lotus genus Lotus /ˈdʒiːnəs ˈloʊtəs/

noun

  1. Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs  ( genus Lotus , Lotus )
    annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs