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

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cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter

the act of retiring into inactivity

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Winter Sleep is an elegantly lucid film that, unsurprisingly, has topped many critics' and film commentators' 'Best of 2014' lists.
In spring as the bear family awakens hungry from their long winter sleep, Mommy Bear leads the family to rushing waters to learn to fish for delicious, healthy salmon.
This city was lifeless and grey for decades and now it feels like we're emerging from a long winter sleep, blinking into the sunlight and ready to get warmed up.
This was one way in which the Executive kept active during nature's winter sleep.
Le film [beaucoup moins que] lm Winter Sleep [beaucoup plus grand que] de Nuri Bilge Ceylan a remporte la Palme d'Or au festival de Cannes en 2014.
It then lowers the setting of its internal body thermostat'' to maintain a lower-than-normal body temperature and withdraws into winter sleep,'' allowing it to save energy while still maintaining those bodily functions (such as heart rate and breathing) necessary for survival.
Winter Sleep is a profound study of class division and social injustice.
On the last, warm autumn days, the bow hunter listens to spring peepers and other vocal amphibians reluctant to burrow into the mud for their long winter sleep.
Winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes festival Winter Sleep , directed by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, will be screened at VOX 1 at 20:45.
Ella fue una de las celebrities que se paseo por la Croisette en la segunda mitad del certamen, que puso su broche final el pasado sabado con la entrega de la Palma de Oro a la pelicula turca Winter Sleep, de Nuri Bilge Ceylan.
The Palme d'Or went to Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Winter Sleep, a three-hour portrait of the intricate social relations of an Anatolian hotelier providing the beleaguered Turks with some much needed pride and succor.
Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has impressed critics with Winter Sleep, a conversation- oriented film based in central Anatolia of Turkey.
After the unit is turned off for the last time after the hot-weather season, make sure it is prepared for its long winter sleep.
Autumn and winter will be here far too soon and all things green will be content to concentrate on cwtching up for their big winter sleep.