What does quiescence mean?

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qui·es·cence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormancy, quiescence, quiescencynoun

    a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction

    "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingnoun

    quiet and inactive restfulness

Wiktionary

  1. quiescencenoun

    The state of being quiescent; dormancy.

  2. quiescencenoun

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

  3. quiescencenoun

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

  4. quiescencenoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Quiescencenoun

    Rest; repose.

    Etymology: from quiesco, Lat.

    Whether the earth move or rest, I undertake not to determine: my work is to prove, that the common inducement to the belief of its quiescence, the testimony of sense, is weak and frivolous. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.

ChatGPT

  1. quiescence

    Quiescence is a state of inactivity or dormancy. It's often used to describe a period of quietness, rest, or minimal activity. In biology, it refers to a period when an organism or cell is in a dormant state or not actively growing. In computer science, it describes a state where a system is inactive or not currently processing tasks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quiescencenoun

    alt. of Quiescency

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiescence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiescence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quiescence in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Rando:

    Usually, most laboratory-grown muscle stem cells die when transplanted, but these cells are in a deep resting state we call ketone-induced deep quiescence that allows them to withstand many kinds of stress.

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