Definition of sleep mode in English:

sleep mode

Syllabification: sleep mode

noun

Electronics
A power-saving mode of operation in which devices or parts of devices are switched off until needed.
More example sentences
  • Office equipment must automatically switch to a low-power sleep mode after a certain period of inactivity.
  • Since they're always in sunlight, they never have to go into a sleep mode and there's a greater science return for the dollar.
  • Activating the built-in sleep mode on your PC's display will help conserve electricity and save more money than you might think.

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