Sentence Examples with the word lie dormant

The buds of trees of temperate climates, which lie dormant during the winter, are protected by scale leaves.

The separated cells become intermingled with other tissue elements amongst which they lie dormant with their inherent power of proliferation in abeyance.

After about a week's feeding they drop to the ground, lie dormant for a month, during which time they acquire their fourth pair of legs xxvi.