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Dominant

Dom´i`nant
a.1.Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as, the dominant party, church, spirit, power.
Dominant estate
(Law) the estate to which a servitude or easement is due from another estate, the estate over which the servitude extends being called the servient estate or tenement.
Dominant owner
(Law) one who owns lands on which there is an easement owned by another.
- Bouvier.
n.1.(Mus.) The fifth tone of the scale; thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on.
Dominant chord
(Mus.) the chord based upon the dominant.
Noun1.dominant - (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
Adj.1.dominant - exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage"
Antonyms:
subordinate, low-level - lower in rank or importance
2.dominant - of genes; producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar
Antonyms:
recessive - of genes; producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical

DOMINANT. estates. In the civil law, this term is used to signify the estate to which a servitude or easement is due from another estate; for example, where the owners of the estate, Blackacre, have a right of way or passage over the estate Whiteacre, the former is called the dominant, and the latter the servient estate. Bouv. Inst. n. 1600.

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