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Overview of noun dominant

The noun dominant has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. dominant

((music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale)

2. dominant allele, dominant

(an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different)


Overview of adj dominant

The adj dominant has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (51) dominant

(exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage")

2. dominant

((of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar)

3. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife

(most frequent or common; "prevailing winds")

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