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sleeping Idioms & Phrases


Sleeping car

  • noun a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
    wagon-lit; sleeper.
WordNet
  • a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping.
Webster 1913

Sleeping partner

  • noun a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge
    silent partner.
WordNet
  • (Com.), a dormant partner. See under Dormant.
Webster 1913

Sleeping table

  • (Mining), a stationary inclined platform on which pulverized ore is washed; a kind of buddle.
Webster 1913