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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 may refer to: Dormant volcano, a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future Dormant, a heraldry attitude signifying a sleeping
  • 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 a structure that stands
  • La belle au bois dormant (opera): La belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty) is an opera in three acts by Michele Carafa to a French libretto by François-Antonine-Eugène de Planard after
  • 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 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

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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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Dormant Sample Sentences in News


  • Talvivaara places dormant subsidiaries in liquidation and dismantles key employees' incentive system
    Stock Exchange Release Talvivaara Mining Company Plc 19 December 2014 Talvivaara places dormant subsidiaries in liquidation and dismantles key employees` incentive system Talvivaara Mining Company Plc`s ... Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'
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    Five Points, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 — S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer , the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics today announced the acquisition by S&W of all of DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'
  • S&W Seed Company to Acquire DuPont Pioneer Alfalfa Research and Production Assets
    FIVE POINTS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), the largest 'non-dormant' alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world's leading developer and supplier ... Read more on this news related to 'Dormant'

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