quiescent(redirected from quiescency)
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Pertaining to a circuit element which has no input signal, so that it does not perform its active function.
Pertaining to a body at rest, or inactive, such as an undisturbed liquid in a storage or process vessel.
Inactive, latent, or dormant, referring to a disease or pathological process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.