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Quiescent Definition

Adjective: quiescent  kwee'e-sunt or kwI'e-sunt

  1. Not active or activated
    "the quiescent level of centimetre wave-length solar radiation"
     
  2. Marked by a state of tranquil repose
    "the quiescent melancholy of the town"
     
  3. Being quiet, still or inactive
     
  4. (pathology) causing no symptoms
    "a quiescent tumour"
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