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Sleep method in java

The sleep() method of Thread class is used to sleep a thread for the specified amount of time.

Syntax of sleep() method in java

The Thread class provides two methods for sleeping a thread:

  • public static void sleep(long miliseconds)throws InterruptedException
  • public static void sleep(long miliseconds, int nanos)throws InterruptedException

Example of sleep method in java

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As you know well that at a time only one thread is executed. If you sleep a thread for the specified time,the thread shedular picks up another thread and so on.





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