quiescent value

quiescent value

[kwē′es·ənt ′val·yü]
(electronics)
The voltage or current value for an electron-tube electrode when no signals are present.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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First of all, <y> is represented by the corresponding DC quiescent value Y plus the superimposed small AC variation [??], along with the assumption that AC variation is small in magnitude compared to the DC quiescent value.