Translation of dormant in Spanish:

dormant

aletargado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdɔːm(ə)nt//ˈdɔrmənt/

adjective

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (animal/plant) aletargado
      • His previously dormant malicious side has surfaced again, and it's turned the public off.
      • Anthrax spores have been known to persist dormant in the soil for up to 80 years.
      • Some tumors will grow to a certain size and become relatively dormant.
      • The offence remained relatively dormant throughout the third quarter and only gained one point through a punt.
      • The case had been long dormant for years.
      • If not, however, he's definitely tapped into powers that have been long dormant in design.
      • But more money will be added to it from the dormant accounts next April.
      • She knew the dangers of getting involved again, but her body had been too long dormant.
      • "There is an estimated €10m to €40m in dormant insurance accounts.
      • A club which had lain dormant for a decade and more has been rekindled.
      • When established plants go dormant in midsummer, you can divide them.
      • We're working with prairie here; if it's dry, the plants go dormant.
      • The plant sets fruit between July and September and it becomes dormant in early October.
      • Your true ancestry did not disappear, though it lay dormant for many years.
      • Keeping it in a frozen state is actually good because the bulbs remain dormant for a longer period of time.
      • Growing potato tubers or freshly harvested mature tubers have a dormant apical bud.
      • Seeds of winter annuals are often dormant at maturity.
      • Most gardeners buy dormant tubers, which are easier to grow than seed and less expensive than blooming plants.
      • For decades the old garden had lain dormant and almost forgotten as many others of that period often do.
      • Place them in a dark, cool cellar where they will dry out and become dormant.
      • Species tulips are dormant in the summer and prefer dry soil then.
      • Granted his psychotic illness was largely dormant at the time, but he did have a major diagnosis.
      • Following dispersal from the parent plant, seeds are dormant.
      • The ankle socks are also adding a colourful touch to the otherwise dormant school uniforms.
      • So long as those auxin signals move out from the growing tips, few - if any - of the dormant buds on the plant will open up and begin to grow.
      • He goes where a largely dormant press has not.
      • Substantial phytase activity was found both in embryonic axes and cotyledons of dormant hazel seeds.
      • She stated that 200 million lay in banks in dormant accounts that were closed recently.
      • All plants go dormant during the winter, but evergreens keep their foliage.
      • Avoid fertilizing during very hot weather, when many grass lawns are essentially dormant.
      • Allow it to dry out and go dormant in late summer.
      • Once fire was reintroduced, the dormant seeds germinated and grew on the newly revitalized habitat.
      • As long as they are dormant, buds can survive the lowest subzero temperatures of winter.
      • If planting in the fall when dormant, cut back existing roots to about three inches.
      • The following method can be used to determine if dormant wheat plants are alive and likely to resume active growth in the spring.
      • The labs closed, the cities grew, and the altered DNA lay dormant.
      • Meanwhile, much brighter prospects sit dormant, with no one able to give them any attention.
      • Her otherwise dormant light side was also evident in her slightly awkward, nearly omnipresent smile.
      • Feed herbs once a week when plants are actively growing, but not when dormant.
      • In 1996 the log shafts had been replaced by concrete caissons, but the mine was essentially dormant.

    • 1.2

      (volcano) inactivo
      • But he noted that other parts of the world have plenty of dormant volcanoes, including France and Germany.
      • Running down each side of the valley are mountain peaks dotted with dormant volcanoes.
      • It's there in the white-clad high priest presiding in the temple at the summit of a dormant volcano.
      • The summit of dormant volcano Mauna Kea is home to the world's largest astronomical observatory and most powerful telescope.
      • It's pretty low with no big hills just a few small and long dormant volcanos.
      • Many likened the situation to a dormant volcano that may erupt violently if matters are left unresolved.
      • The next day the hiking group drove south to Tongariro, a national park with a couple of dormant volcanoes, to do the tramp.
      • Fuji is a Japan's highest mountain with a dormant volcano, which most recently erupted in 1708.
      • My goal was the summit of Mount Baker, a dormant, snow-covered volcano.
      • Now, you may remember how Mount St. Helens became active last year after it was dormant for decades.
      • One could liken it to a dormant volcano, asleep for now but all the while bubbling with life beneath the surface; ready to erupt at any time.
      • Haleakala, the dormant volcano reaching to 10,023 feet, is home to ‘Science City’, a research facility and observatory.
      • There are many places to go beyond the beach, most obviously the lunar landscape of the dormant volcano Teide, but also the mysterious Pyramids of Guimar.
      • These could be courses in the bottom of dormant volcanoes, on isolated islands, or atop unfathomably high mountaintops.
      • As Mount St. Helen showed in 1980, even supposedly dormant volcanoes sometimes blow and drift eastward.
      • Formed from a now dormant volcano, the island is incredibly beautiful with craggy peaks and lush vegetation sloping down to the clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
      • In contemporary cricket, one force reckoned to be a dormant volcano is erupting now.
      • At least there was an escape route, just in case I felt the dormant volcano erupting.
      • Formed by similar mountain-building forces, both islands have dormant volcanoes in their central regions.

  • 2formal

    (idea/emotion) latente
    to lie dormant permanecer latente
  • 3

    (in heraldry)
    yacente