Definition of sleep mode noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sleep mode

BrE BrE//ˈsliːp məʊd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsliːp moʊd//
[uncountable] Devices
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a way of operating in which parts of an electronic device are switched off when they are not being used An orange light indicates that the monitor is in sleep mode. See related entries: Devices
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sleep mode