◄ Dormant ►

1. (a.) Sleeping; at rest; in abeyance; as, a dormant animal\; hence, not in action or exercise; quiescent; not disclosed, asserted, or insisted on; as, dormant passions; dormant claims or titles.

2. (a.) In a sleeping posture; as, a lion dormant; -- distinguished from couchant.

3. (n.) A large beam in the roof of a house upon which portions of the other timbers rest or sleep.

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