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dwarf

1. an abnormally undersized person, esp one with a large head and short arms and legs
2. 
a. an animal or plant much below the average height for the species
b. (as modifier): a dwarf tree
3. (in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers

dwarf

short for dwarf star.

What does it mean when you dream about a dwarf?

Dwarfs are small people, traditionally regarded as possessing magical qualities or powers of divination. This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.

dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.

Dwarf

(dreams)
At times people will see dwarfs, midgets, or very small people in their dreams. These images seem to represent, or allude to, the childlike creative powers of the unconscious. You can think of the dwarf as a “worker” in your unconscious. He could represent some childlike condition that has the potential and power to influence your life. Consider the details and the emotional tone in the dream and make an attempt to connect it to a situation in your daily life. The dwarf suggests possibilities for learning and brings to the conscious mind messages from the unconscious.
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This is very similar to the Nibelungenlied, in which the dwarfs become servants of Siegfried after they are subdued.
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Thanks to this discovery, astrophysicists will be able to study and evaluate the evolution patterns of young white dwarfs - and successfully look for similar systems in the galaxy," Popov said.
Astronomers have discovered a "feeble giant": one of the largest dwarf galaxies ever seen near the Milky Way.
Future telescopes might detect flares from impacts, which could give scientists a better handle on what types of objects, if any, hit white dwarfs before being torn apart.
This white dwarf is about the size of Earth but has the mass of the Sun," said Phil Muirhead of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, lead author of the findings.
Dwarfs had also complained that the decision put them out of work.