Quiescence

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Quiescence /kwiˈɛsəns/ is a state of quietness or inactivity. It may refer to:

  • Quiescence search, in Game searching (adversarial search) in artificial intelligence, a quiescent state is one in which a game is considered stable and unlikely to change drastically the next few plays
  • Seed dormancy, a form of delayed seed germination
  • The G0 phase of a cell in the cell cycle; quiescence is the state of a cell when it is not dividing
  • Quiescent current (biasing) in an electronic circuit
  • Quiescent consistency is one of the safety properties for concurrent data structures

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