Semi-dormant

What is Semi-dormant?

Semi-dormant definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
lying asleep or as if asleep; inactive, as in sleep; torpid: The lecturer’s sudden shout woke the dormant audience.
in a state of rest or inactivity; inoperative; in abeyance: The project is dormant for the time being.
Biology. in a state of minimal metabolic activity with cessation of growth, either as a reaction to adverse conditions or as part of an organism’s normal annual rhythm.
undisclosed; unasserted: dormant musical talent.
(of a volcano) not erupting.
Botany. temporarily inactive: dormant buds; dormant seeds.

(of a pesticide) applied to a plant during a period of dormancy: a dormant spray.
Heraldry. (of an animal) represented as lying with its head on its forepaws, as if asleep.

 

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