lucid dream

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lucid dream

A vivid dream in which a person is aware that he or she is dreaming, which can either be a
(1) wake-induced lucid dream (WILD), when he or she transitions from an awake state directly into a dream state; or a
(2) dream-induced lucid dream, when a normal dream becomes a lucid dream.

lucid dream

A dream or nightmare in which a person becomes aware that he or she is dreaming.
See also: dream
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Before long, he found himself drifting off into a strange dream--strange not only because he seldom had conscious dreams, but because as he started dreaming he not only knew he was dreaming, but he found himself thinking about how funny it was for him to be doing so.