Definition of HIBERNATION

noun : HIBERNATION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter ;

  • 2. (

    ) cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals ;

  • 3. (

    ) the act of retiring into inactivity; "he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years" ;


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