Dormancy
Dormancy Dor"man*cy, n. [From {Dormant}.] The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dormancy — Dor man*cy, n. [From {Dormant}.] The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance. [1913 Webster] It is by lying dormant a long time, or being . . . very rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a people. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dormancy — dormancy. См. диапауза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • dormancy — dormancy. = diapause (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • dormancy — index abeyance, cessation (interlude), desuetude, inaction, inertia Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dormancy — 1789; see DORMANT (Cf. dormant) + CY (Cf. cy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dormancy — /dawr meuhn see/, n. the state of being dormant. [1780 90; DORM(ANT) + ANCY] * * * ▪ biology Introduction       state of reduced metabolic activity adopted by many organisms under conditions of environmental stress or, often, as in winter, when… …   Universalium

  • Dormancy — During winter dormancy, plant metabolism virtually comes to a standstill due, in part, to low temperatures that slow chemical activity.[1] Dormancy is a period in an organism s life cycle when growth, development, and (i …   Wikipedia

  • dormancy — n. a state of dormancy * * * [ dɔːmənsɪ] a state of dormancy …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dormancy — A period in the life of an animal (hibeRNAtion and aestivation) or plant during which growth slows or completely ceases. Evolved to allow survival of adverse environmental conditions. Annual plants survive the winter as dormant seeds, while many… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • dormancy — sėklų ramybės periodas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Laiko tarpas po derliaus nuėmimo, per kurį sėkloms yra būdingas mažesnis daigumas ir nedidelė dygimo energija. atitikmenys: angl. dormancy rus. период покоя cемян …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

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