sleep out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sleep out work in a house where one does not live; he can easily commute from his home" "our cook lives out"
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  • William Golding
    William Golding
    “Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.”


In literature:

Hannah's baked everything I like best, and Father bought two bran-new tents, because the girls want to sleep out with me.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
Little Lasse rubbed the sleep out of his eyes and looked around him.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
We pulled out of Quebec on Wednesday night at 10.15 and very soon everybody settled down to sleep.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Then, tired out with a hard day's work, both soon sank into profound sleep.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman
Therefore they made a fire, cooked some food, and spread out their skins to sleep.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Having no money to spend for lodging, there seemed nothing to do but to sleep out of doors.
"Ben, the Luggage Boy;" by Horatio Alger
All were worn out by what had happened and glad to sleep late the following day.
"Dave Porter in the Far North" by Edward Stratemeyer
One by one the men came out, as if they were just roused from sleep.
"Track's End" by Hayden Carruth
Having made up his mind to accept the facts, he stretched out on his bed and went to sleep.
"The Road to Frontenac" by Samuel Merwin
Her mother, worn out with the pain, which had at last relaxed its grip, fell into a heavy sleep.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts

In poetry:

And all your children's children,
They cannot sleep or rest,
When the wind is out in Erin
And the sun is in the West.
"The Wind on the Hills" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
I move—I wake from out my sleep:
Some one hath victor been!
I see two radiant pinions sweep,
And I am borne between.
"Fighting" by George MacDonald
I wept with joy, delicious tears,
Which dreams alone bestow;
Until, mayhap, from out the years
We sleep, and further go.
"A Book of Dreams: Part II" by George MacDonald
"O where were ye, my gay goss-hawk
That I paid for sae dear,
That ye woudna waken me out o' my sleep
When ye saw my love near?"
"The Broomfield Hill" by Andrew Lang
"Where were ye, my bony brown steed,
That I paid for sae dear,
That ye woudna waken me out o' my sleep
When my love was sae near?"
"The Broomfield Hill" by Andrew Lang
If I can find out God, then I shall find Him,
If none can find Him, then I shall sleep soundly,
Knowing how well on earth your love sufficed me,
A lamp in darkness.
"The Lamp" by Sara Teasdale

In news:

This photo submitted by Mission Change shoes one of the boxes used to provide shelter at a sleep out last year.
This year's sleep out for the homeless is Friday.
Davenport, IA – Have you ever wanted to sleep out side under the stars at the local baseball field.
Sleep Out for homeless today.
They took part in Covenant House's " sleep out " to raise awareness for nearly 1,000,000 at-risk youth who are homeless.
Check out mom's sleep walking here.
When Adam Mansbach, author of "Angry Black White Boy" and "The End of the Jews," posted on Facebook last June to "Look out for my forthcoming children's book, 'Go the — to Sleep,' " he was not serious.
With two adults and two dogs traveling together in a small Class C, we needed a place where the dogs could sleep as well as look out of the windows when we were camping.
A previous study out of Harvard Medical School found that participants who took a nap after learning declarative memory tasks performed better on the same tasks post- nap , compared with the subjects who did not sleep.
Sleep In , Or Ship Out.
The National Sleep Foundation did a study to find out what professions were the most tired, and how it affected them.
It's because of readers who commented on "Losing Sleep Over Where My Son Will Sleep (Part 1)" that we decided on our son's sleeping arrangements while we're staying out here in California.
Jackie Flores checks out the jellyfish tank at the Albuquerque Aquarium before hunting for a place to sleep for the night.
The sleep out is to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness.
My live-in girlfriend hates it when I go out to the bars with my friends so after she goes to sleep I sneak out.

In science:

Cells that are unable to zoom in may even go to sleep to reduce energy consumption, while the neighboring cells can zoom out and help serve the mobile users cooperatively.
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
From the queuing theory point of view, the latch is G/G/1/(SIRO+FIFO) system with interesting queue discipline including Serve In Random Order spin and First In First Out sleep.
Exploring Oracle RDBMS latches using Solaris DTrace
After a good night’s sleep in my room, I was in the hotel lobby the next morning when all the Soviet scientists from Moscow showed up after their very early morning flight from Moscow. I don’t recall who it was, but when one of them saw me sitting there in the lobby, all the color drained out of his face.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
A short table of prime numbers is set out below for ease of reference (for those who cannot sleep, the first 10,000 are reported in ).
Euler sums and a prime numbers conundrum