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Dormant Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
  • of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
  • in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dormant'

  • Dormant: Dormant, "sleeping", may refer to: Dormancy in an organism's life cycle Dormant volcano, a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future
  • Dormant therapy: The term “dormant therapy” refers to a new drug or a new biological product which was made the subject of a request for designation in compliance with
  • Dormant Commerce Clause: The "dormant" Commerce Clause, also known as the "negative" Commerce Clause, is a legal doctrine that courts in the United States have inferred from the
  • Dormant Heart: Dormant Heart is the fourth full-length album released by British heavy metal band Sylosis. It was released on 12 January 2015 in United Kingdom, 13 January
  • Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant: Cinderella Castle and Sleeping Beauty Castle. Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant (English: The Castle of The Sleeping Beauty) is the fairy tale castle at
  • Dormant commission: A dormant commission is a commission in a Commonwealth realm that lies dormant or sleeping until it is triggered by a particular event. Historically, a
  • Dormant company: In the United Kingdom, a dormant company is a company whose transactions have been limited to payment for shares taken by subscribers to the memorandum

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* The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear. - Felix Adler

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