, condorms, condormed, condorming
To sleep together: As a married couple, Jack and Jill often condorm; however, in separate beds next to each other.
dorm (s) (noun)
, dorms (pl)
A place where students in colleges or universities have separate rooms where they can sleep and have their belongings; such as, clothes, books, etc.: A dorm is an abbreviated form for dormitory.
dormancy (s) (noun)
, dormancies (pl)
A period in an organism's life cycle when growth, development, and in animals, when physical activities are temporarily delayed: Dormancy tends to be closely related to environmental situations which influence growth and existence.
, more dormant, most dormant
1. Relating to an animal whose natural physical capacities or activities have been delayed or decreased for a duration of time; in or as if in a deep sleep: Bears in the forest become dormant
by hibernating in winter and their metabolic processes are slowed down to a minimum.
2. Pertaining to something that is not operating currently but could become active in the near future: Ted's bank account seemed to be a dormant
one because he had not made any transactions for months.
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dormer (s) (noun)
, dormers (pl)
A sleeping chamber or room: A dormer
is a roofed structure, often containing a window, which projects vertically beyond a pitched roof of a building.
A dormer is utilized by educational and business institutions, among other organizations, to provide places for people to sleep.
A dormer is also a form of a roof window that are commonly used to increase the usable space in an attic or loft in order to create window openings.
1. A travelling-carriage adapted for sleeping.
2. A hood or nightcap.
3. A kind of couch or settee.
Bringing about sleep or aiding in attaining sleep; a dormifacient agent.
1. Causing sleep, dormitive.
2. A sleep-producing medicine; a narcotic.
1. Sleeping, falling asleep, drowsiness.
2. Numbness; loss of sensibility.
Sleeping; falling asleep; figuratively, death (of the righteous).
1. Causing sleep; soporific.
2. A soporific medicine; a narcotic.
1. A room providing sleeping quarters for a number of people.
2. A building for housing a number of people, as at a school or resort for sleeping and shelter.
Any of various small, squirrellike Old World rodents of the family Gliridae; a family that contains about twenty species of small arboreal
rodents that feed mostly on fruit, seeds, and insects; many hibernate during the winter.
Dormice are noted for their hibernation practices.
From Anglo-Norman dormeus, inclined to sleep, hibernating, from Old French dormir, to sleep.