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

 slum·ber /ˈslʌmbɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slum·ber v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slumbered p. pr. & vb. n. Slumbering.]
 1. To sleep; especially, to sleep lightly; to doze.
    He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.   --Ps. cxxi. 4.
 2. To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness, or inactivity. “Why slumbers Pope?”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slum·ber, v. t.
 1. To lay to sleep. [R.]
 2. To stun; to stupefy. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slum·ber, n. Sleep; especially, light sleep; sleep that is not deep or sound; repose.
    He at last fell into a slumber, and thence into a fast sleep, which detained him in that place until it was almost night.   --Bunyan.
 Fast asleep? It is no matter;
 Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.   --Shak.
    Rest to my soul, and slumber to my eyes.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a natural and periodic state of rest during which
           consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get
           enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless
           slumber" [syn: sleep]
      2: a dormant or quiescent state
      v : be asleep [syn: sleep, kip, log Z's, catch some Z's]
          [ant: wake]