sleepwalk

(redirected from Sleepwalkers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

sleepwalk

(slēp′wôk′)
intr.v. sleep·walked, sleep·walking, sleep·walks
To walk or perform other motor acts while asleep; somnambulate.

sleep′walk′er n.
References in periodicals archive ?
In The Sleepwalkers, the purpose of the historical background is to showcase how earlier events shaped the reflexes of the personalities who were at the helm in July 1914.
This aim, according to Sleepwalkers, ultimately caused the bi-polarization of Europe, with everything hinging on Russia.
In 80 percent of sleepwalkers, a family history of sleepwalking exists.
Eleven years has been a period during which Sleepwalkers, together with its audience, has grown and discovered new fabulous forms in the short film genre and gained more and more international notoriety.
Travelodge has launched a national program to train employees on how to deal with sleepwalkers "creatively and compassionately" so they'll be happy return customers.
Sleepwalkers simply have an altered threshold for awakening during sleep transitions, leading to behavior miscues in the brain.
With three screens located in MoMA's sculpture garden and three on the museum's exterior, sleepwalkers portrays the separate yet architecturally integrated lives of five "typical" New Yorkers--office worker/ violinist (Tilda Swinton), postal worker/whirling dervish (Chan Marshall), bicycle messenger/subway drummer (Ryan Donowho), electrician/urban cowboy (Seu Jorge), and businessman/crash victim (Donald Sutherland)--as they awaken late at night, ready themselves for work, and inevitably undergo a spiritual awakening in Manhattan.
THE STORY CONCERNS A POET WHO APPEARS AT A BARON'S LAVISH PARTY AND BECOMES ENAMORED OF A COQUETTE (APPARENTLY THE HOST'S MISTRESS) SUBSEQUENTLY (WHEN THE GUESTS HAVE RETIRED FROM SUPPER) HE MEETS THE MYSTERIOUS SLEEPWALKER (THE HOST'S WIFE), IS DISCOVERED FOLLOWING HER TO HER ROOM BY THE JEALOUS COQUETTE, AND FINALLY IS STABBED TO DEATH BY THE ENRAGED BARON.
In a book titled The Sleepwalkers, Arthur Koestler declared that Nicolaus Copernicus' landmark tome On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres was a book that nobody read when it was published in 1543.
Most of the time sleepwalkers will stay in their bedrooms, foraging in drawers or closets for a few minutes.
They are under "the dominance of the unconscious to such an extent that they exist after the manner sleepwalkers.
Sleepwalkers need to be studied in their homes, which means transferring all the scientific paraphernalia to the bedroom.