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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 qui·es·cent /-sṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 qui·es·cent /-ṇt/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 靜( 止 )的; 不動的

From: Network Terminology

 靜止 靜態

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·es·cent a.
 1. Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; not moving; as, a quiescent body or fluid.
 2. Not ruffed with passion; unagitated; not in action; not excited; quiet; dormant; resting.
    In times of national security, the feeling of patriotism . . . is so quiescent that it seems hardly to exist.   --Prof. Wilson.
 3. Gram. Not sounded; silent; as, y is quiescent in day and say.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·es·cent, n. Gram. A silent letter.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not active or activated; "the quiescent level of centimeter
             wave-length solar radiation"
      2: marked by a state of tranquil repose; "the quiescent
         melancholy of the town"
      3: being quiet or still or inactive
      4: causing no symptoms; "a quiescent tumor"