Associations to the word «Dormant»


DORMANT, adjective. Inactive, sleeping, asleep, suspended.
DORMANT, adjective. (heraldry) In a sleeping posture; distinguished from couchant.
DORMANT VOLCANO, noun. (geology) A volcano that has not erupted for a considerable length of time, but is still capable of erupting
DORMANT VOLCANOES, noun. Plural of dormant volcano
DORMANT WINDOW, noun. Dormer-window

Dictionary definition

DORMANT, adjective. In a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs".
DORMANT, adjective. (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano".
DORMANT, adjective. Lying with head on paws as if sleeping.
DORMANT, adjective. Inactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened".

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