Resting definition

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(biology) In a temporary phase of not growing, dividing, or being active.

The resting brain; resting spores.

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Occurring during a state of inactivity.

A resting pulse.

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Being in a state of rest; quiescent.
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(cytology) Not actively dividing.
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Occurring during a state of inactivity.

A resting pulse.

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(biology) In a temporary phase of not growing, dividing, or being active.

The resting brain; resting spores.

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A place where one can rest; a resting-place.
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A pause; a break; an interlude.
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That which rests; that which is not in action or in the process of growth.
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Remaining; stationary.
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Present participle of rest.
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(biol.) Remaining dormant for a period of time, as certain spores or eggs.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
resting
Plural:
restings