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Synonyms for sleeper

a dazzling, often sudden instance of success

Synonyms for sleeper

a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

an unexpected achiever of success

one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

a passenger car that has berths for sleeping

pajamas with feet

a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed

tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water

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With a much-perplexed face, Riderhood looked from it to the sleeper, and from the sleeper to it, and finally crept back to his chair, and there, with his hand to his chin, sat long in a brown study, looking at both.
Such is the story of the Seven Sleepers, (with slight variations,) and I know it is true, because I have seen the cave myself.
Comparing the performance of different types of geogrids, it can be observed that there is no considerable difference between the average sleeper deflections measured in geogrid reinforced sections.
Some frequencies such as sleeper passing frequency and frequencies induced by the rail bending stiffness are not able to be modelled.
The rough sleeping monitoring exercise was developed by the Rough Sleeper Working Group (RSWG) which includes members from Rough Sleepers Cymru, Welsh Government, Cymorth Cymru, Welsh Loval Government Association (WLGA), and the Local Authority Network.
Sleeper. "He gets everybody committed to community service.''
AIR ASTANA, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, has introduced an Economy Sleeper Class product on its Boeing 757 services from Astana to London and Frankfurt, with Paris to be added on March 29.
Air Astana's new economy sleeper class combines three seats so passengers can rest in a lie-flat position while enjoying some of the perks of business class, but at nearly half the price.
Police say efforts are on to identify sleeper cell members in four towns of the state
COUNCILLOR Gez Kirby (Feedback, Echo, July 11) has fallen at the first hurdle in respect to both the comments contained in my letter to the Echo and when it comes to his justification of our Caerphilly council dealing with the rough sleeper issues in the borough.
Look for the highest hump in the patio and fasten your first sleeper there.
The sleeper with double-point fastening system is much stiffer and heavier compared to the classic concrete sleeper (Figure 4).
Contract are awarded for Purchase of a set of sleeper timber 250 * 160, impregnated with factory sleeper impregnation.
North-east rail commuters were faced with numerous delays and cancellations yesterday after the Caledonian Sleeper broke down at Carnoustie.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has reinforced their checkpoints in western Daraa after a series of attacks by the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham sleeper cells.