hibernation definition

  • noun:
    • a situation of inactivity and metabolic despair in creatures during winter months.
    • A standby state which conserves power without dropping the items of memory.
    • The work or state of hibernating.
    • The act or period of hibernating.
    • cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of kcalorie burning in some animals
    • the act of retiring into inactivity
    • the torpid or resting state in which some creatures go the wintertime

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