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qui·es·cent

 (kwē-ĕs′ənt, kwī-)
adj.
1. Quiet, still, or inactive. See Synonyms at inactive.
2. Characterized by an absence of upheaval or discord: "We tend to think of the decades following the final overthrow of Napoleon as remarkably quiescent" (Walter McDougall).
3. Astronomy Having little or no sunspot activity.
4. Medicine Asymptomatic: a quiescent infection.

[Latin quiēscēns, quiēscent-, present participle of quiēscere, to rest, from quiēs, quiet; see quiet.]

qui·es′cence n.
qui·es′cent·ly adv.
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quiescent

(kwɪˈɛsənt)
adj
quiet, inactive, or dormant
[C17: from Latin quiescere to rest]
quiˈescence, quiˈescency n
quiˈescently adv
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qui•es•cent

(kwiˈɛs ənt, kwaɪ-)

adj.
being at rest; quiet; still; inactive or motionless: a quiescent mind.
[1600–10; < Latin quiēscent-, s. of quiēscēns, present participle of quiēscere to rest; see -ent]
qui•es′cent•ly, adv.
qui•es′cence, qui•es′cen•cy, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quiescent - not active or activated; "the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation"
inactive - not exerting influence or change
2.quiescent - marked by a state of tranquil repose; "the quiescent melancholy of the town"
quiet - characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
3.quiescent - being quiet or still or inactive
dormant, inactive - (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano"
4.quiescent - (pathology) causing no symptoms; "a quiescent tumor"
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
inactive - (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly
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quiescent

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quiescent

adjective
Existing in a temporarily inactive form or state:
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Translations

quiescent

[kwaɪˈesnt] ADJ (frm) → inactivo, quieto
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quiescent

adjruhig, still
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quiescent

[kwɪˈɛsnt] (frm) adj (person, passive) → passivo/a; (quiet) → tranquillo/a; (symptoms, disease, problem) → latente
in a quiescent state → allo stato latente
quiescent minorities → le minoranze per ora silenziose
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qui·es·cent

a. quiescente, en estado de reposo; inactivo-a.
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