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From Latin hibernatio.
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
hibernation (countable and uncountable, plural hibernations)
- (biology) A state of inactivity and metabolic depression in animals during winter.
- (computing) A standby state which conserves power without losing the contents of memory.
- (space science) A state of minimum power consumption
state of inactivity during winter
hibernation f (plural hibernations)
- hibernation (all senses)