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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 asleep /əˈslip/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 asleep /əˈslɪp/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·sleep, a. & adv.
 1. In a state of sleep; in sleep; dormant.
    Fast asleep the giant lay supine.   --Dryden.
    By whispering winds soon lulled asleep.   --Milton.
 2. In the sleep of the grave; dead.
    Concerning them which are asleep . . . sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.   --1 Thess. iv. 13.
 3. Numbed, and, usually, tingling.
    Leaning long upon any part maketh it numb, and, as we call it, asleep.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang";
             "fell asleep at the wheel" [syn: asleep(p)] [ant: awake(p)]
      2: lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
         [syn: asleep(p), benumbed, numb]
      3: dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend" [syn: asleep(p),
          at peace(p), at rest(p), deceased, departed, gone]
      adv 1: into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep"
      2: in the sleep of death