(third-person singular simple present quiesces, present participle quiescing, simple past and past participle quiesced)
"quiesce." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 14 January 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/quiesce>.
quiesce. (n.d.). Retrieved January 14th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/quiesce
To slow down the computer or make one of its resources inactive, but still available, in order to conserve power. The term comes from "quiescent," which means "to become quiet."
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