Sleeping table
Sleeping Sleep"ing, a. & n. from {Sleep}. [1913 Webster]

{Sleeping car}, a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping.

{Sleeping partner} (Com.), a dormant partner. See under {Dormant}.

{Sleeping table} (Mining), a stationary inclined platform on which pulverized ore is washed; a kind of buddle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sleeping — Sleep ing, a. & n. from {Sleep}. [1913 Webster] {Sleeping car}, a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping. {Sleeping partner} (Com.), a dormant partner. See under {Dormant}. {Sleeping table} (Mining), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sleeping car — Sleeping Sleep ing, a. & n. from {Sleep}. [1913 Webster] {Sleeping car}, a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping. {Sleeping partner} (Com.), a dormant partner. See under {Dormant}. {Sleeping table} (Mining), a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sleeping partner — Sleeping Sleep ing, a. & n. from {Sleep}. [1913 Webster] {Sleeping car}, a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping. {Sleeping partner} (Com.), a dormant partner. See under {Dormant}. {Sleeping table} (Mining), a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleeping partner — Dormancy Dor man*cy, n. [From {Dormant}.] The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance. [1913 Webster] It is by lying dormant a long time, or being . . . very rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a people. Burke. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Table dormant — Dormancy Dor man*cy, n. [From {Dormant}.] The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance. [1913 Webster] It is by lying dormant a long time, or being . . . very rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a people. Burke. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Place of articulation — In articulatory phonetics, the place of articulation (also point of articulation) of a consonant is the point of contact, where an obstruction occurs in the vocal tract between an active (moving) articulator (typically some part of the tongue)… …   Wikipedia

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