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doze off

To fall asleep, typically unexpectedly or for just a short period of time. Whew, I must have dozed off there for a few minutes. What did I miss?
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doze off

Fall into a light sleep, as in Watching the ballet always made her doze off. [Mid-1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

doze off

v.
To fall into a light sleep: I dozed off in front of the TV for a few minutes.
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Download it now!" Dafydd said: "Now the app has officially launched, I'll continue discussions with potential investors and work to expand Doze into overseas markets that I believe would benefit from its concept and to ensure that Doze provides the best public transport experience for its users.
O mito dos Doze, enquanto elemento da memoria (colectiva) nacional, e produzido e disseminado pela literatura, como revela a encenacao de Cordeiro dos auto-esterotipos da coragem, nobreza e singularidade lusas, sendo estrategico o uso de temas historicos portugueses, nomeadamente a figura de cavaleiros de familias que lutaram ao lado de D.
Potential licensees in the computer accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the PC No Doze on a worldwide basis.
Geriausiai organinius junginius is geriamojo vandens salina aliuminio pagrindu pagaminti koaguliantai: polialiuminio oksichloridas, kai jo doze 20 mgAl/l, organiniu junginiu salinimo efektyvumas yra 91 %, o aliuminio sulfatas, kai jo doze 15 mgAl/l, organinius junginiu salinimo efektyvumas--89%.
0=would never doze 1=slight chance of dozing 2=moderate chance of dozing 3=high chance of dozing It is important that you circle a number (0 to 3) on each of the questions.
As you doze, lulled by his voice, you feel a deep, warm happiness, a heart connection to everything around you.
Not only do flies sleep, evidence confirms, but they nap and doze much like people.
His parents said that the child received seven plus dozes of polio vaccine but did not receive any doze of essential immunisation.
Buner -- The district council convener Yousaf Ali Khan, opposition leader Haji Sadiqullah Khan and rest of the members both male and female have time and again expressed their anguish over the ill health practice in the district headquarter hospital Daggar and adjacent multi stories private hospitals where according to them was no anesthesia specialists rather technicians were playing with precious lives since long and argued there were several death cases occurred due to over doze and demanded an inquiry committee comprising district nazim,deputy commissioner, district police officer should take action against these health care institutions where deaths were on the rise due to anesthesia over dozing.
The journalist, with the name of Taffy Brodesser-Akner shared the surreal experience of watching the renowned entertainer doze off right in front of her, right in the middle of a conversation, too.
Vancouver, Canada, June 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Doze City Apparel Launch Party
As if molded from a heart-shaped cookie cutter, the three tenuously linked stories in Doze Niu Chen-Zer's formulaic "Love" are cute, crumbly and not particularly filling.
Dozuojant Fe[Cl.sub.3] x 6[H.sub.2]O druskos minimalia doze bioduju susidarymas buvo 60-125 ml/d, o dozuojant Fe[Cl.sub.3] x 6[H.sub.2]O druskos maksimalia doze--tik 45-95 ml/d (3 pav.).
A BIRMINGHAM midwife woke up from an afternoon doze to see a minibus had crashed into her back garden.