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True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.
Bryant H. McGill

Meaning of "quiescent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUIESCENT

From Latin quiescere to rest.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUIESCENT

quiescent  [kwɪˈɛsənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUIESCENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quiescent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUIESCENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quiescence

Quiescence /kwiˈɛsəns/ is a state of quietness or inactivity. It may refer to: ▪ Quiescence search, in Game searching in artificial intelligence, a quiescent state is one in which a game is considered stable and unlikely to change drastically the next few plays ▪ Seed dormancy, a form of delayed seed germination ▪ The G0 phase of a cell in the cell cycle; quiescence is the state of a cell when it is not dividing ▪ Quiescent current in an electronic circuit ▪ Quiescent consistency is one of the safety properties for concurrent data structures...

Definition of quiescent in the English dictionary

The definition of quiescent in the dictionary is quiet, inactive, or dormant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUIESCENT


acquiescent
ˌækwiˈɛsənt
adolescent
ˌædəˈlɛsənt
antidepressant
ˌæntɪdɪˈprɛsənt
crescent
ˈkrɛsənt
depressant
dɪˈprɛsənt
effervescent
ˌɛfəˈvɛsənt
evanescent
ˌɛvəˈnɛsənt
florescent
flɔːˈrɛsənt
fluorescent
ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt
incandescent
ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt
incessant
ɪnˈsɛsənt
iridescent
ˌɪrɪˈdɛsənt
obsolescent
ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt
pearlescent
pɜːˈlɛsənt
phosphorescent
ˌfɒsfəˈrɛsənt
prepubescent
ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt
pubescent
pjuːˈbɛsənt
senescent
sɪˈnɛsənt
suppressant
səˈprɛsənt
tumescent
tjuːˈmɛsənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUIESCENT

quidnunc
quids in
quiesce
quiescence
quiescency
quiescent tank
quiescently
quiet
Quiet Revolution
quieten
quietener
quietism
quietist
quietistic
quietive
quietly
quietness
quietsome
quietude
quietus

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUIESCENT

ascent
chemiluminescent
coalescent
concupiscent
convalescent
decrescent
descent
doctrine of descent
electroluminescent
Fertile Crescent
intumescent
line of descent
luminescent
nascent
photoluminescent
preadolescent
recent
Red Crescent
reminiscent
scent
the crescent

Synonyms and antonyms of quiescent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUIESCENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «quiescent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of quiescent

Translation of «quiescent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUIESCENT

Find out the translation of quiescent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quiescent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quiescent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

静态
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

quiescente
570 millions of speakers

English

quiescent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मौन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هادئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

покоя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quiescente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tranquille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tersenyum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ruhig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

静止
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenyuwun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அசைவின்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निश्चल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

durgun
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inattivo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spoczynkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спокою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

repaus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ηρεμίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

statiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vilande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hvile
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quiescent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUIESCENT»

The term «quiescent» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.684 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quiescent

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QUOTES WITH «QUIESCENT»

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Bryant H. McGill
True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUIESCENT»

Discover the use of quiescent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quiescent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dynamics and Structure of Quiescent Solar Prominences
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO QUIESCENT SOLAR PROMINENCES E. R. PRIEST Mathematical Sciences Department The University St Andrews KY16 9SS Scotland This first chapter is meant to set the scene for the more specialised  ...
E.R. Priest, 1989
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A study of quiescent prominences using SDO and STEREO data:
2004, Magara 2006, Archontis and Török 2008, Fan 2009). Fig. 1.3 shows a huge active region prominence on the SE solar limb in different SDO/AIA filters. • Quiescent Prominences: The quiescent prominences (QP) are found in the quiet Sun ...
Panesar, Navdeep Kaur, 2014
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Quiescent Current Control Circuit for Class AB Amplifiers
Simulation and experimental results from prototypes fabricated in a CMOS 0.5pm technology are provided to validate the performance of the proposed technique.
Ivan R. Padilla, 2007
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An Introduction to Plant Structure and Development: Plant ...
Consequently, this zone was labeled the quiescent center (Fig. 16.3) by the British botanist Clowes (Clowes, 1959, 1961). At about the same time, American botanists Jensen andKavaljian, andthe French botanist Buvat, arrived at similar ...
Charles B. Beck, 2010
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Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the ...
FIGURE 6.23 Quiescent center. Autoradiograph of an Allium sativum root tip, as seen in longitudinal section, fed with tritiated thymidine for 48 hours. In the rapidly dividing cells around the quiescent center, the radioactive material was quickly ...
Ray F. Evert, 2006
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SMS and MMS Interworking in Mobile Networks
... Message MT-PP_+_short Message MO-PP CW (call waiting), Quiescent- Provisioned-Registered-Active, Hold (call hold), Quiescent-Provisioned- Registered-Active, CLIR (calling line ID restriction), Quiescent-Provisioned- Registered- Active, ...
A. Henry-Labordère, Vincent Jonack, 2004
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Nuclear Cytology in Relation to Development
DNA amplification, if occurring in the quiescent center cells, might reflect the demand for an increased amount of DNA templates needed for the transcription of messengers involved in some specific syntheses. This would fit the idea advanced ...
Francesco D'Amato, 1977
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An Introduction to Plant Cell Development
earliest stages of root growth during seedling germination, and also in lateral roots. The quiescent centre is not completely unable to undergo mitosis, but rather is a region where the cell cycle is unusually long. The average duration of the cell ...
Jeremy Burgess, 1985
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Sound Capture for Human / Machine Interfaces: Practical ...
5.2.1 Quiescent Weight Vector We specialize the spatio-temporal distortionless response criterion given by (5.1) as follows: We demand that the desired signal processed by a quiescent weight vector wc(fc) is not distorted at the output of the  ...
Wolfgang Herbordt, 2005
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Self-consistent Quiescent Model Atmospheres for M Dwarfs
Lucianne M. Walkowicz. Chapter 2 CHARACTERIZING THE NEAR-UV ENVIRONMENT OF M DWARFS At optical wavelengths, Ha and Ca II K are the most common chromospheric lines used to constrain the structure of the stellar atmosphere ...
Lucianne M. Walkowicz, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUIESCENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quiescent is used in the context of the following news items.
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70VDC/DC converter has 7µA quiescent current
Linear Technology has developed a current mode, fixed frequency DC/DC converter with an internal 2A, 70V switch that has an ultralow quiescent current of ... «Engineer Live, Jul 15»
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Massachusetts Grant Provides $200000 Non-dilutive Funding to …
Felicitex Therapeutics' technology targets quiescent, non-responsive ... cells with two therapeutically beneficial outcomes – first making quiescent cancer cells ... «Press Release Rocket, Jul 15»
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Dolphin Integration unveils its ultra-low quiescent-current regulator …
Dolphin Integration rolls-out the qLR-Aubrey, its ultra-low quiescent-current Linear Regulator. Featuring 150 nA of quiescent current and driving up to 1 mA, this ... «Design and Reuse, Jul 15»
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Micro DC/DC Converters with 0.5μA quiescent current
The XCL210 series is ideal for applications that require a low quiescent current such as wearable devices, healthcare devices, Bluetooth Low Energy devices, ... «CTIMES, Jul 15»
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Why Don't the Poor Rise Up?
Why are today's working poor so quiescent? I'm not the only one posing this question. “Why aren't the poor storming the barricades?” asks The Economist. «New York Times, Jun 15»
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Integrative miRNA and Gene Expression Profiling Analysis of …
Unveiling the regulatory pathways maintaining hepatic stellate cells (HSC) in a quiescent (q) phenotype is essential to develop new therapeutic strategies to ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
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Biologists Demonstrate How Signals in Plant Roots Determine the …
The quiescent center in the root of the rock cress generates signals, thanks to which stem cells remain pluripotent and only certain daughter cells differentiate. «Scicasts, Jun 15»
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BIOSS - Centre for Biological Signalling Studies
These signals are generated by only a small group of slowly dividing cells in the so-called quiescent centre inside the root. An international consortium under the ... «EurekAlert, May 15»
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Diaxonhit Grants Felicitex a Global Exclusive License of a Series of …
Felicitex Therapeutics' technology targets quiescent, non-responsive (resistant to therapy) cancer cells with two therapeutically beneficial outcomes - first making ... «GlobeNewswire, May 15»
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Strangulation as the primary mechanism for shutting down star …
Local galaxies are broadly divided into two main classes, star-forming (gas-rich) and quiescent (passive and gas-poor). The primary mechanism responsible for ... «Nature.com, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Quiescent [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/quiescent>. Jul 2020 ».
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