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Synonyms for dominant

Synonyms for dominant

Synonyms for dominant

(music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different

exercising influence or control

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(of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar

most frequent or common

References in classic literature ?
Here they are the dominant race--we are the 'monsters'--the lower orders.
The dominant race of Pellucidar, David, have not yet learned that men converse among themselves, or reason.
Dominant species spreading from any region might encounter still more dominant species, and then their triumphant course, or even their existence, would cease.
Thus, as it seems to me, the parallel, and, taken in a large sense, simultaneous, succession of the same forms of life throughout the world, accords well with the principle of new species having been formed by dominant species spreading widely and varying; the new species thus produced being themselves dominant owing to inheritance, and to having already had some advantage over their parents or over other species; these again spreading, varying, and producing new species.
There is much interest in the question often raised whether, if he had lived in an age like the Elizabethan, when the drama was the dominant literary form, he too would have been a dramatist.
Buck stood and looked on, the successful champion, the dominant primordial beast who had made his kill and found it good.
I had an instinct for proportion myself, and I collapsed forthwith, descending from the dominant pose of a master of matter to a state of humble confusion which was, to say the least, very miserable.
One female submissive reflected on the dynamic with her dominant partner,
Similarly, because of the anticipation that similar demands would be placed on the non-dominant and dominant ankles in sedentary individuals, we hypothesized that muscle latency and proprioceptive ability also would not be different between the limbs in sedentary individuals.
THE Competition Commission of India ( CCI) has ordered a new investigation against real estate major DLF for alleged abuse of its dominant market position in development and sale of residential units in the company's Skycourt project in Gurgaon.
This motor behavior is "cross-lateralized," while using right hand, the dominant left hemisphere is activated.
Male wild turkeys come in two kinds; dominant males have exaggerated sexually attractive traits while subordinate males are less ornate.
The only submissive a Dominant is and should command is their own submissive, not others, ESPECIALLY a submissive who is connected with or collared to another Dominant.
While this vote share is lower than what we typically associate with a dominant party system, the seat share is comparable to what we witness in the predominant party, minority government systems of Scandinavia.
He recommended it even for same eye/hand dominant shooters, and it is taught today as technique of choice for one-handed self-defense shooting at the Chapman Academy Ray founded and at Thunder Ranch.