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dormant meaning

EN[ˈdɔɹmənt] [ˈdɔːmənt]
WDormant
  • 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 animal with head resting upon paws
FR dormant

    Definition of dormant in English Dictionary

  • AdjectivePREdor-SUF-ant
    1. Inactive, sleeping, asleep, suspended.
      1. Grass goes dormant during the winter, waiting for spring before it grows again.
      2. The bank account was dormant; there had been no transactions in months.
      3. This volcano is dormant but not extinct.
    2. (heraldry) In a sleeping posture; distinguished from couchant.
      1. a lion dormant
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
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    1. fr dormant
    2. fr dormante
    3. fr dormants
    4. fr dormantes
    5. en dormant window
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    Grammatically, this word "dormant" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective.
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