autosleep

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ sleep

Noun[edit]

autosleep (uncountable)

  1. A software or hardware feature that automatically triggers sleep mode after a period of inactivity.
    • 2007, Chuck Toporek, Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide, page 132:
      This panel is used to set the autosleep settings for your computer.
    • 2016, Julie Adair King, Digital Photography For Dummies, page 280:
      Turn on the autosleep function. Most cameras offer a feature that saves power by automatically disabling the monitor and other power-hungry features (including the exposure meter and autofocus systems) after a period of inactivity.
    • 2016, Roman Szewczyk, ‎Ivan Kaštelan, ‎Miodrag Temerinac, Embedded Engineering Education (page 175)
      Instead of detecting activity, the accelerometers can also be set to detecting inactivity, often also per axis. This function can be used together with an autosleep function []