Definitions for "Quiescent"
Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; not moving; as, a quiescent body or fluid.
Not ruffed with passion; unagitated; not in action; not excited; quiet; dormant; resting.
having grown quiet or inert
Keywords:  silent, say, letter, sounded, day
Not sounded; silent; as, y is quiescent in "day" and "say."
A silent letter.
Not in active mode, "asleep". Typically this word is used in our specifications in conjunction with current drain in order for the customer to develop a power budget.
not active or activated; "the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation"
A black hole that is not producing much energy (for example, bright X-rays and radio waves) as a byproduct of the consumption of nearby material. Andromeda (Spiral galaxy)
In a replication system, a state in which all updates have been propagated to their destinations. Some Mirror Replication Agent and Replication Server commands require that you first quiesce the replication system. In a database, a state in which all data updates are suspended so that transactions cannot change any data and the data and log devices are stable. This term is interchangeable with quiesced and in quiesce. See also quiesce.
Keywords:  biology, cellular, dividing, cell, one
in cellular biology, a quiescent cell is one that is not dividing.
Keywords:  growing
Not growing.
Keywords:  tumor, symptoms, causing
causing no symptoms; "a quiescent tumor"