Examples of dormancy in a Sentence
some volcanoes have eruptive cycles marked by long stretches of dormancy
a fighting force that could be roused instantly from dormancy to action
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On Twitter The lawsuit comes as Aldrin’s verified Twitter account with 1.4 million followers, @TheRealBuzz, became hyperactive on June 18 after more than a month of dormancy.
Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones acknowledged there could be many explanations for the dormancy of the East Area Rapist.
As the disease progresses, the viruses may come out of dormancy, illiciting an immune reaction and leading to the formation of the brain plaques seen in Alzheimer’s patients.
There were at least signs the lineup’s days of dormancy might be in the past.
After a decade of dormancy, Related Midwest formed a joint venture in 2016 with GMH to develop the site.
Seasonal chilling is necessary to break some crops out of dormancy and launch pollination and flowering.
Its cheery little blooms emerge from beneath the dreary curls of last autumn’s leaves before all other garden plants have broken dormancy.
The latest eruptions are just business as usual for Steamboat, which goes through cycles of dormancy and activity.
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