It has been quiescent since 1566, and is now completely extinct.
The prominences are of two kinds, quiescent and eruptive.
But the French were too weak in these seas for offensive movements, and therefore remained quiescent at Bourbon and Mauritius till the beginning of 1782.
But experience in other parts of Japan shows that a long quiescent crater may at any moment burst into disastrous activity.
Egmont (8340 ft.) is quiescent, but its symmetrical form and dense clothing of forest make it the most beautiful of the three.
Several quiescent volcanic peaks, reaching 5700 ft., occupy most of the island, and are covered with forests.
For some three years the mullah remained quiescent, but in Evacuation 1908 he quarrelled with the Mijertins and in 1909 he of the was again raiding tribes in the British protector Interior.
The stern government of Nicholas was, however, so far effective that Poland remained quiescent during the Crimean War, in which many Polish soldiers fought in the Russian army.
Near the coast in the state of Vera Cruz is San Martin, or Tuxtla (9708 ft.), which has been quiescent since its violent eruption of the 2nd of March 1 793.
All the volcanoes in the group were then quiescent.
Dinizulu, however, remained at the time quiescent, though the Zulus were in a state of excitement over incidents connected with the war, when they had been subject to raids by Boer commandoes, and on one occasion at least had retaliated in characteristic Zulu fashion.
It is now, in fact, generally admitted that metamorphosis has been acquired comparatively recently, and Scudder in his review of the earliest fossil insects states that " their metamorphoses were simple and incomplete, the young leaving the egg with the form of the parent, but without wings, the assumption of which required no quiescent stage before maturity."
Although the rise of the Hebrew state, at an age when the great powers were quiescent and when such a people as the Philistines is known to have appeared upon the scene, is entirely intelligible, it is not improbable that legends of Saul and David, the heroic founders of the two kingdoms, have been put in a historical setting with the help of later historical tradition.
In some cicads the mature nymph ceases to feed and remains quiescent within a pillar-shaped earthen chamber.
Some of them progress to more advanced disease, in others infection appears to remain quiescent.
of its nearest neighbour, and therefore scarcely belongs geographically to the group, all the islands are considerably elevated, with several extinct or quiescent craters rising from 2000 ft.
Under yet other conditions the quiescent yeast-cells floating on the surface of the fermented liquor grow out into elongated sausage-shaped or cylindrical cells and branching cell-series, which mat together into mycelium-like veils.
of Ephemeridae and in the quiescent or resting stages of Thysanoptera, Aleurodidae and Coccidae.
Certain springs and geysers lose some of their energy at intervals, while others gain; certain geysers have become quiescent, but some new ones have been formed.
Whether a spore results from the sexual union of two similar gametes (zygospore) or from the fertilization of an egg-cell by the protoplasm of a male organ (oospore); or is developed asexually as a motile (zoospore) or a quiescent body cut off from a hypha (conidium) or developed along its course (oidium or chlamydospore), or in its protoplasm (endospore), are matters of importance which have their uses in the classification and terminology of spores, though in many respects they are largely of academic interest.
Apparently the parasites may remain quiescent in the blood for years and may cause relapses by fresh sporulation.
(I) the larger part of the hypodermis that exists in the maggot or caterpillar and is disf e b solved at the metamorphosis; (2) parts that remain comparatively quiescent previously, and that grow and develop when the other parts degenerate.
The pupa stage of the ant-lion is quiescent.
They are never wholly quiescent.
In a quiescent posture, the body generally assumes a perfectly rotund appearance; and it sometimes, but only rarely, supports itself by resting the point of its bill on the ground.
This eminence is itself due to an outflow of lava from that mountain, during some previous eruption in prehistoric times, for we know from Strabo that Vesuvius had been quiescent ever since the first records of the Greek settlements in this part of Italy.
Both these preparations should only be used in cases where it is possible to exclude any tuberculous foci, or by their action in breaking down protective fibrous tissues they may cause a quiescent lesion to become active.
Then we have Beard's " germ-cell " hypothesis, in which he holds that many of the germ-cells in the growing embryo fail to reach their proper position - the generative areas - and settle down and become quiescent in some somatic tissue of the embryo.
The quiescent ellipsoidal surface, over which the motion is entirely tangential, is the one for which (a2+X)d?
Although the emperor wrote to Ney again at noon, from Ligny, that troops had now been placed in position at Marbais to second the marshal's attack on Quatre Bras, yet Ney remained quiescent, and Wellington effected so rapid and skilful a retreat that, on Napoleon's arrival at the head of his supporting corps, 1 There appears to be no reason to believe that Grouchy pushed any reconnaissances to the northward and westward of Gentinnes on June 17; had he done so, touch with Blucher's retiring columns must have been established, and the direction of the Prussian retreat made clear.
and their form to the normal urocesses of sculpture which, having become nearly quiescent at the close,of the Mesozoic cycle, became active again in Tertiary and later times.
When fullsized they leave the water and spend a quiescent pupal stage on the land before metamorphosis into the sexually mature insect.
The most distinctive feature of the deer of this group is, however, the patch of long erectile white hairs on the buttocks, which, although inconspicuous when the animals are quiescent, is expanded into a large chrysanthemum-like bunch when they start to run or are otherwise excited.
Although these are the most obvious characters of life, they cannot be detected in quiescent seeds, which we know to be alive, and they are displayed in a fashion very like life by inorganic foams brought in contact with liquids of different composition.
To draw a trustworthy conclusion it is necessary that the spot should be quiescent, show a well-developed and fairly symmetrical penumbra, and be observed near the limb and also near the centre, and these conditions are satisfied in so few cases as to withdraw all statistical force from the conclusion.
There appears to be some connexion between prominences and spots; quiescent prominences are sometimes found above the spots, and W.
On this Thomas of Lancaster and the more resolute of his associates took arms, but the majority both of the baronage and of the commons remained quiescent, public opinion being rather with than against the king.
Autumn wheats, on the other hand, are subjected to an enforced rest for a period of several months, and even when grown in milder climates remain quiescent for a longer period, and start into growth later in spring - much later than varieties of southern origin.
The newly hatched insect closely resembles the parent, and the wing-rudiments appear externally on the second and third thoracic segments; but before the final moult the nymph remains quiescent, taking no food.
coast of the South Andaman; the remarkable marine volcano, Barren Island (1 so ft.), quiescent for more than a century, 71 m.
He remained quiescent for five years, but busied himself in knitting up secret alliances with the Welsh of the South, who were resenting the introduction of English laws and customs by the strong-handed king.
Here it becomes encysted, and losing its boring apparatus and claw-bearing processes remains for a time quiescent.
The defenders could in fact afford to remain quiescent.
The Allies, on the other hand, were practically compelled to remain quiescent.
But generally these volcanoes are quiescent.
(against Assurbanipal), it appears to have been generally quiescent.
It is wise to choose transistors with greater gain to favor lower quiescent current.
flagellumes, however, an ameba will issue from the spore, remain quiescent for a few minutes, and then develop flagella.
These years seem relatively quiescent in terms of UFO activity.
Even the normally quiescent Western States of the USA were stirred to protest by this flagrant disregard of the Rules of the Sea.
This demographic group will be less politically quiescent, more flexible and less predictable, " predicts Kenway.
Notes on how the figures above have been obtained: The times above are elapsed time on otherwise quiescent systems.
Lentiviral vectors, a subgroup of retroviruses, are capable of infecting non-dividing, but not truly quiescent cells.
In solitude, the emotions are too quiescent to be explored and analyzed.
quiescent normal cells.
quiescent Western states of the USA were stirred to protest by this flagrant disregard of the Rules of the Sea.
quiescent current of a decent inverter is now down to about a third of an amp.
quiescent period which follows your workout.
quiescent point also refers to the dc conditions (bias conditions) of a circuit without an input signal.
This had the effect of causing the cell to become quiescent - to become dormant.
This demographic group will be less politically quiescent, more flexible and less predictable, predicts Kenway.
This formation process constitutes the majority of the 90- to 120-day bone cycle, which then passes into the quiescent phase.
The treatment is designed to affect killing of diseased cells, not quiescent normal cells.
PLUS the quiescent current of a decent inverter is now down to about a third of an amp.
Relaxed, passive stretching prepares your muscles for the quiescent period which follows your workout.
The quiescent point also refers to the dc conditions (bias conditions) of a circuit without an input signal.
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