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dormancy, quiescence, quiescencynoun
a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
"the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"
quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingnoun
quiet and inactive restfulness
The state of being quiescent; dormancy.
Being at rest, quiet, still, inactive or motionless.
The action of bringing something to rest or making it quiescent; the action of coming to rest or to a quiescent state.
When a cell is in a term of no growth and no division.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
alt. of Quiescency
The numerical value of quiescence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of quiescence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of quiescence in a Sentence
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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