resting

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adjective rest·ing \ˈres-tiŋ\

Definition of resting

  1. 1 :  being or characterized by dormancy :  quiescent a resting spore bulbs in the resting state

  2. 2 :  not undergoing or marked by division :  vegetative a resting nucleus

Examples of resting in a sentence

  1. the resting cat was curled up in my favorite chair

14th Century

First Known Use of resting

14th century


RESTING Defined for English Language Learners

resting

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adjective rest·ing \ˈres-tiŋ\

Definition of resting for English Language Learners

  • : taken or measured when you are relaxed and not moving much


Medical Dictionary

resting

adjective rest·ing

Medical Definition of resting

  1. 1:  not physiologically active red blood cells in a resting state

  2. 2:  occurring in or performed on a subject at rest a resting EEG a resting tremor





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