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light sleep/doze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlight sleep/dozelight sleep/dozeSLEEPa sleep from which you wake up easily I fell into a light sleep. light
Examples from the Corpus
light sleep/dozeAbout two hours every night is spent in light sleep.I'd been in a light sleep.Then a sudden wave of exhaustion swept over her, and she slid into a light doze.Corbett fell into a light sleep and was awakened by Ranulf with the news that the ferrymaster had returned.Stages 1 and 2 are stages of light sleep, just drifting off and being asleep but easily aroused.
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