Dormant means lacking activity. It can refer to:
  • Dormancy
    Dormancy is a period in an organism's life cycle when growth, development, and physical activity are temporarily stopped. This minimizes metabolic activity and therefore helps an organism to conserve energy. Dormancy tends to be closely associated with environmental conditions...

     in an organism's life cycle
  • Dormant volcano, a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future
  • Dormant (heraldry), in heraldry
    Heraldry is the profession, study, or art of creating, granting, and blazoning arms and ruling on questions of rank or protocol, as exercised by an officer of arms. Heraldry comes from Anglo-Norman herald, from the Germanic compound harja-waldaz, "army commander"...

    , signifying a sleeping animal with head resting upon paws
  • A company
    A company is a form of business organization. It is an association or collection of individual real persons and/or other companies, who each provide some form of capital. This group has a common purpose or focus and an aim of gaining profits. This collection, group or association of persons can be...

     that is currently inactive
  • A hereditary title of nobility or baronetcy for which the rightful claimant has yet to be found.
  • A bank account
    Bank account
    A Bank account is a financial account recording the financial transactions between the customer and the bank and the resulting financial position of the customer with the bank .-Account types:...

    which lacks activity.
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