When VirtualBox restores a snapshot, is that like coming back from hibernation?
A snapshot saves exactly what the virtual machine was doing in a certain point in time.
It is like hibernation in the sense that the state of the operating system and the software running on it is saved to a hard drive.
Restoring a snapshot reverts the OS to the exact state that it was in when the snapshot was taken.
From the Virtualbox documentation:
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