Verb(1) sleep during winter(2) be in an inactive or dormant state
(1) Animals that hibernate in winter often suffer a crisis in the Spring as their fat reserves are burnt up before the end of the bad weather.(2) Older people who hibernate during these chilly months could lose stamina, strength, and flexibility.(3) The black bears hibernate almost half the year, a stint of inactivity that in almost all other species would almost certainly result in a major reduction in bone density.(4) Once again winter is upon us, and with it comes the cold and the desire to hibernate and stay indoors in front of the heater.(5) I spend so much of the rest of the week with people, that I tend to hibernate on the seventh day.(6) They are territorial and do not hibernate during the winter, but rather forage below the snow and on vegetation that was collected and stored in a haypile at the end of the summer.(7) Most snakes hibernate underground in the winter and live off stored body fat.(8) In consequence many species hibernate during the winter, emerging only when the signs of spring promise plenty of food, telling them it is time to eat and breed again.(9) This all-round food availability also means that sloth bears have no need to hibernate through the winter months.(10) I need a cold, dark room where I can hibernate for the next four months in my coat, scarf and thick black tights and sip cups of hot soup.(11) They only need the pond for breeding purposes in the spring (though frogs often hibernate in the water).(12) The cold winter months might seem like a good time to crawl under the covers and hibernate , especially in these uncertain times.(13) some species hibernate in tree roosts(14) Bears hibernate , which means they need to produce much less energy all winter.(15) They are diurnal and appear not to hibernate despite the harsh winters of many of their habitats.(16) During winter I usually hibernate to the point of feeling quite out of touch with most of my friends.
1. lie dormant ::
2. hole up ::
hibernate, hibernated, hibernates, hibernating
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