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Verb: slumber  slúm-bu(r)
  1. Be asleep
    - sleep, catch some Z's [N. Amer, informal]
Noun: slumber  slúm-bu(r)
  1. A natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    "calm as a child in dreamless slumber";
    - sleep, shuteye [informal], shut-eye [informal]
     
  2. A dormant or quiescent state

Derived forms: slumbered, slumbers, slumbering

Type of: dormancy, physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state, quiescence, quiescency, rest

Encyclopedia: Slumber