Thesaurus / idling

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Speaking of special touches, I was sad to see the piano idle midweek but cheered to hear it’s played on Fridays and Saturdays.

These strategies leave the battery "idle" for portions of the day—for comparison, imagine purchasing a taxi but only running it in the mornings.

Computers, TVs and other electronics generate a lot of heat when sitting idle or even when turned off.

The app aims to give users controls to designate when they’re heads-down, need to talk or just open for some idle chitchat.

By definition this meant lower returns—because banks had to leave some capital idle rather than deploy it.

The next morning I awoke with a conviction that I had been idling too long.

A Mountain Woman and Others(AKA Elia Wilkinson) Elia W. Peattie

I'm idling here, as you may see, without one copper piece in my pocket to rub against another.

The Fallen LeavesWilkie Collins

If you have but an hour, will you improve that hour, instead of idling it away?

It was not seemly for them to be idling in the drawing-rooms.

HalcyoneElinor Glyn

It was the habit of that animal, when his services were not in immediate requisition, to go out alone, idling.

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