quiescent

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quiescent

[kwē′es·ənt]
(electronics)
Pertaining to a circuit element which has no input signal, so that it does not perform its active function.
(engineering)
Pertaining to a body at rest, or inactive, such as an undisturbed liquid in a storage or process vessel.
(medicine)
Inactive, latent, or dormant, referring to a disease or pathological process.