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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.
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Additionally, with the industry's lowest quiescent current, the new charger can double the shelf life of ready-to-use electronics.
"It is key that the same genes are responsible for both the active and quiescent states of these stem cells," Kageyama said.
For example, a word in the Urdu script can be read in numerous ways, given that the three unspecified short vowels, zaer (the 'i' vowel), zabar (the 'a' vowel), and paesh (the 'u' vowel), can occur in different combinations; then, there can be that unmarked doubling of a letter as well as quiescent letters in it, too.
When a cell enters this quiescent state, cancer drugs are much less effective.
When the T cells stay resting, it's referred to as being immune quiescent.
It is a quiescent galaxy, which means it doesn't produce new stars and is therefore extremely faint.
'Typically, converters have a quiescent power, which is the power that they consume even when they're not providing any current to the load," says Arun Paidimarri, who was a postdoc at MTL when the work was done and now is at IBM Research.
The reason for the long quiescent period in the LMC remains a complete mystery."
Two Kurdish rebel groups that have been largely quiescent militarily in recent years have announced the resumption of armed attacks against the Islamic Republic.
Since then it has remained quiescent, forcing financial analysts to explain why.
In this context, cortical mastoidectomy would be coveted adjunct procedure for myringoplasty in wet ear and quiescent stage of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM), where reservoir of infection believed to be the cause of frequent recurrence of the disease.