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n. calmness, restfulness, quiet, absence of activity

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Quiescence (/kwiˈɛsəns/) is a state of quietness or inactivity. It may refer to:
  • Quiescence search, in Game searching (adversarial search) 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
  • Quiescent Phase, the first part of the first stage of childbirth.
  • The G0 phase of a cell in the cell cycle; quiescence is the state of a cell when it is not dividing
  • Quiescent current (biasing) in an electronic circuit
  • Quiescent consistency is one of the safety properties for concurrent data structures

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1. a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction; "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"
(synonym) dormancy, quiescency
(hypernym) inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
(hyponym) hibernation
(attribute) dormant, inactive
2. quiet and inactive restfulness
(synonym) quiescency, dormancy, sleeping
(hypernym) rest, ease, repose, relaxation
(hyponym) vegetation

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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1. rest
وقفہ, ٹھيراؤ, بسرام, سکون, خاموشي, تعطيل,
2. rest of th e mind
قرار, اطمينان, آرام, آسائش, آنند, چين, کل, راحت, سکھ,
3. (Gram.)
خاموشي, تھر, بے حرکت, ٹھيرا ہوا, بے جنبش, ساکن, غير متحرک ہونا,
2. quiet
آسودہ, مطمئن, خاطر جمع,
3. (Gram.)
خاموش, چپ,

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