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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downverb

    become quiet or quieter

    "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

Wiktionary

  1. quiesceverb

    Become quiet or quieter.

  2. quiesceverb

    To make temporarily inactive or disabled.

Wikipedia

  1. Quiesce

    To quiesce is to pause or alter a device or application to achieve a consistent state, usually in preparation for a backup or other maintenance.

ChatGPT

  1. quiesce

    Quiesce generally means to become calm, quiet, or inactive. It often refers to a state of tranquility, stillness, or temporary inactivity. In computing, it refers to pausing or altering the state of running processes to achieve system stability or a consistent state.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quiesce

    to be silent, as a letter; to have no sound

  2. Etymology: [L. quiescere, akin to quies rest, quiet. See Quiet, a. & n.]

Wikidata

  1. Quiesce

    Quiesce in networking: To render quiescent, i.e. temporarily inactive or disabled. For example to quiesce a device. It is also a system command in MAX TNT software which is used to "Temporarily disable a modem or DS0 channel". Also used as an adjective, in the expression " quiesce time". Quiesce is used to describe pausing or altering the state of running processes on a computer, particularly those that might modify information stored on disk during a backup, in order to guarantee a consistent and usable backup. This generally requires flushing any outstanding writes; see buffering. Perhaps the best known support for this was incorporated into Microsoft Shadow Copies which was introduced in Microsoft Windows Server 2003. For an application to be quiesced during the shadow copy process, it must register itself as a writer and it is responsible for putting itself into a quiescent mode upon notification, In addition, the term "quiesce" is used in telecom applications, whereby callers into a system can finish their call but no new callers are permitted. Various database and application vendors implement schemes to provide support for this feature including: ⁕Symantec's Livestate - now includes a quiesce process, as does VMware's VI3 snapshot and VCB features. Symantec supports Exchange and SQL.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiesce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiesce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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