SLEEP(1) User Commands SLEEP(1)

sleep - delay for a specified amount of time

sleep NUMBER[SUFFIX]...
sleep OPTION

Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be 's' for seconds (the default), 'm' for minutes, 'h' for hours or 'd' for days. NUMBER need not be an integer. Given two or more arguments, pause for the amount of time specified by the sum of their values.
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

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sleep(3)

Full documentation https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sleep
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sleep invocation'

March 2020 GNU coreutils 8.32