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Overview of adj dormant

The adj dormant has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (0) dormant, hibernating, torpid

(in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs")

2. dormant, inactive

((of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano")

3. dormant, sleeping

(lying with head on paws as if sleeping)

4. abeyant, dormant

(inactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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