deceitful; crafty; sly
adjective, sleekier, sleekiest. 1. sleek; smooth. 2. Chiefly Scot. sly; sneaky.
noun 1. See under apnea. noun, Pathology. 1. a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea) 2. asphyxia. apnea ap·ne·a (āp’nē-ə, āp-nē’ə) n. Temporary absence or cessation of breathing. ap·ne’ic adj. & n. sleep apnea n. Apnea caused by upper airway obstruction during sleep, […]
- Sleep apnoea
noun 1. the temporary cessation of breathing during sleep, which in some cases is due to obstruction of the upper airway by enlarged tonsils, uvula, etc, causing the sufferer to snore loudly and fight for breath
adjective 1. of or relating to a place at which one sleeps away from home: sleep-away camp. verb (used without object), slept, sleeping. 1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. 2. Botany. to assume, especially at night, […]