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

 qui·et /ˈkwaɪət/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 無聲; 安靜; 靜態; 靜止的; 無噪聲的; 平穩的; 單調的

From: Network Terminology

 安靜 無聲

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·et a. [Compar. Quieter superl. Quietest.]
 1. In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air.
    They . . . were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.   --Judg. xvi. 2.
 2. Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
 3. Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience. So quiet and so sweet a style.”
 That son, who on the quiet state of man
 Such trouble brought.   --Milton.
 4. Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
    The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit.   --1 Pet. iii. 4.
    I will sit as quiet as a lamb.   --Shak.
 5. Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement.
 Syn: -- Still; tranquil; calm; unruffled; smooth; unmolested; undisturbed; placid; peaceful; mild; peaceable; meek; contented.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·et n.
 1. The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
 2. Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
    And join with thee, calm Peace and Quiet.   --Milton.
 At quiet, still; peaceful.
 In quiet, quietly. I will depart in quiet.” --Shak.
 Out of quiet, disturbed; restless. [Obs.] “She is much out of quiet.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quieting.]
 1. To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
 2. To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize; as, to quiet the passions; to quiet clamors or disorders; to quiet pain or grief.
    Quiet yourselves, I pray, and be at peace.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qui·et, v. i. To become still, silent, or calm; -- often with down; as, be soon quieted down.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or
             activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of
             onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions
             remained quiet for almost 10 years" [ant: unquiet]
      2: free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a
         quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and
         quiet" [ant: noisy]
      3: not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste" [syn:
      4: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a
         subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand" [syn: hushed, muted,
      5: without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid
         existence"; "quiet times" [syn: placid]
      6: free from disturbance; "a ribbon of sand between the angry
         sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon";
         "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue
         sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on
         the still water"; "unruffled water" [syn: placid, still,
          tranquil, unruffled]
      7: of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface
         phenomena like sun spots e.g. [ant: active]
      n 1: a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
           [syn: lull]
      2: an untroubled state; free from disturbances [syn: tranquillity]
      3: the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep";
         "the street was quiet" [syn: silence] [ant: sound]
      4: a disposition free from stress or emotion [syn: repose, placidity,
          serenity, tranquillity, tranquility]
      adv : with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a
            nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested
            quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out
            the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can" [syn: quietly]
            [ant: unquietly]
      v 1: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the
           speaker entered" [syn: quieten, hush, quiesce, quiet
           down, pipe down] [ant: louden]
      2: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
         [syn: calm, calm down, tranquilize, tranquillize,
         tranquillise, quieten, lull, still] [ant: agitate]