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auto- +‎ sleep


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 []