Definitions for dweller
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dwelldwɛl(v.)dwelt; dwelled, dwell•ing.
(v.i.)to live or stay as a permanent resident; reside.
to exist or continue in a given condition or state.
(of a moving tool or machine part) to be motionless for a certain interval during operation.
dwell on or upon, to think, speak, or write about at length or with persistence; linger over.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of dwell:
bef. 900; ME: to lead astray, stun, abide, OE dwellan to lead or go astray, hinder; c. OHG twellen, ON dvelja
inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller(noun)
a person who inhabits a particular place
An inhabitant of a specific place; an inhabitant or denizen.
The new couple are apartment dwellers.
an inhabitant; a resident; as, a cave dweller
Dwellers are a fictional species featured in The Algebraist, a science fiction novel by Iain M. Banks. As described in the novel, Dwellers are extremely long lived inhabitants of gas giant planets.
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