quiescent period

quiescent period

[kwē′es·ənt ¦pir·ē·əd]
(communications)
Resting period, or the period between pulse transmissions.
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A bimodal reproductive pattern was apparent with a peak in gonadal development during the late spring-early summer months (45% ripe in May), followed by a quiescent period in the late summer-fall, and followed in turn by a minor peak during the winter months (21% ripe in December).
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