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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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To diminish the difference of the thermal histories between the original sample and those samples suffered steady preshear deformation, the original sheet sample was also annealed quiescently in the geometry at the same temperature for identical time.
Since 9/11, Congress has largely stood quiescently by in the face of sweeping assertions of executive power, and when it has intervened, it has either given the executive branch more power or enacted toothless symbolic measures that pose no real obstacle to the Administration.
The evening begins somberly, develops quiescently, and concludes
Controlling the protein surface concentration on the mix emulsion droplets by restricting the amount and type of protein available upon homogenization makes it possible to form an emulsion that is quiescently stable but also which undergoes partial coalescence when sheared.
As regrettable as the routine practice of corporate secrecy is, it is usually equally distressing to see how quiescently the member of CoGS -- good, decent people all -- go along with it.