Definitions of quiescent:
  • adjective:   marked by a state of tranquil repose
    Example: "The quiescent melancholy of the town"
  • adjective:   causing no symptoms
    Example: "A quiescent tumor"
  • adjective:   being quiet or still or inactive
  • adjective:   not active or activated
    Example: "The quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation"

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