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  • n. The state of being quiescent; dormancy.
  • n. Being at rest, quiet, still, inactive or motionless.
  • n. The action of bringing something to rest or making it quiescent; the action of coming to rest or to a quiescent state.
  • n. When a cell is in a term of no growth and no division.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The state or quality of being quiescent.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The state or quality of being quiescent or inactive; rest; repose; inactivity; the state of a thing without motion or agitation: as, the quiescence of a volcano.
  • n. In philology, silence; the condition of not being heard in pronunciation: as, the quiescence of a letter.
  • n. In biology, quietude or inactivity; a state of animal life approaching torpidity, but in which the animal is capable of some motion, and may receive food: it is observed among insects during either hibernation or pupation, and in many other animals both higher and lower in the scale than these.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
  • n. quiet and inactive restfulness
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    inaction    stagnation    quietude    torpor    inertness    lethargy    derangement    seclusion    tranquility    immobility