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  • n. Plural form of hibernation.


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  • Animals awaken from their pregnant hibernations, skinny, starving and suckling their young.

    Donna Henes: Spring Fever!

  • After many rewrites, submissions, rejections, long hibernations, more rewrites, resubmissions, and publishing deals gone awry, I finally decided just to give the novel away as the e-book Undo on Project Gutenberg.

    Boing Boing

  • Spring has sprung (or is springing), and once again we emerge from our respective hibernations to drink in a more hospitable and welcoming outside world.

    John Farr: To Celebrate Spring, The Best Road Movies By Farr

  • That's when the various interest groups can end their years long hibernations and raise big bucks for the fight over a replacement.

    Bob Franken: Supremely Surprising

  • Finally, he stayed an extra week one fall, after all the bears he knew had gone into hibernations, and he and his girlfriend were devoured by a newcomer, an old and extremely hungry bear.

    Archive 2005-09-11

  • It would heed no eclipses, it would need no hibernations.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • If the statistical models proved true, at least one in four of their group would survive the series of hibernations and awakenings.


  • So had the rest of its contingent because all the 'dinis knew that had immediately identified Rojer's friends as younglings with few hibernations.

    Damia's Children

  • Mrdinis reproduced during their annual hibernations.

    Damia's Children

  • It was even quieter at night, since the LGM went into hibernations as soon as the sun set, securing the felucca with a complicated sea anchor — Mahnmut had done echo soundings and determined that the water under them was more than six kilometers deep — and not stirring again until sunlight touched their green, transparent skin the next morning.



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