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Hike the trail along the southwest rim of a dormant volcano at Death Valley’s Ubehebe Crater, and meander along Artist’s Drive, a nine-mile road that passes through hillsides colorfully tinted with volcanic sediment.

Demo stations for “Death Stranding” and “Super Mario Maker 2” were dusty and dormant.

However, many of those paltry 51 genes contained in the tiger rattlesnake’s genome seemed to be dormant.

Others use them as refuges when the creatures need to go dormant during the hot dry summer.

The Balbiani body is believed to protect mitochondria during the oocyte’s dormant phase by clustering a majority of the mitochondria together with long amyloid protein fibers.

In addition to its million-and-a-half year dormant stretch, the fault line is nearly impossible to see from above.

We reported on the efforts of Dr. Susan Harkema, who is working to “wake up” dormant spinal cord neurons.

There was a Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi during this period, but it was largely dormant.

In some patients, symptoms can lie dormant anywhere from seven days to eight weeks.

Is there an innate, yet dormant capacity within the elderly to actually reverse their ailments if only given the right signals?

The dormant accounts most of the banks maintain with the reserve bank are, perhaps, indicative of their attitude toward it.

And would some measure of great success won on those lines stir the dormant greatness in him?

This is a great improvement over the secret and dormant methods of getting the capital needed for partnership purposes.

A few of the volcanoes in the latter region have only recently become extinct; a few may be only dormant.

In a row stood five large, glass-mounted incubators; behind the glass doors lay, in dormant majesty, five enormous eggs.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dormant, such as: asleep, comatose, inert, inoperative, latent, and passive.

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