Definitions for quiescence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormancy, quiescence, quiescency(noun)

    a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction

    "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping(noun)

    quiet and inactive restfulness


  1. quiescence(Noun)

    The state of being quiescent; dormancy.

  2. quiescence(Noun)

    Being at rest, quiet, still, inactive or motionless.

  3. quiescence(Noun)

    The action of bringing something to rest or making it quiescent; the action of coming to rest or to a quiescent state.

  4. quiescence(Noun)

    When a cell is in a term of no growth and no division.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quiescence(noun)

    alt. of Quiescency

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