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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Attempted instruction (usually by means of recordings) in a subject, such as a foreign language, during a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

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  • "I am skeptical about sleep-learning studies in general," said Jerome M.
  • The sleep-learning didn't do any good, so I didn't get any classified material.
  • LAANYE - sleep-learning device invented by the Linyaari that can, from a small sample of any foreign language, teach the wearer the new language overnight.
  • Aari and Acorna had spent every waking hour with the LAANYE and the Niriian logbook, then, while sleeping, learning the nuances of the Niriian language from the LAANYE's... for more
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