silence


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silence

 
absence of noise; a state of producing no detectable signs or symptoms.
electrical silence in electroencephalography and electromyography, absence of measurable electrical activity in tissue.

silence

(sī′ləns)
v.tr. si·lenced, si·lencing, si·lences
Genetics To interfere with the expression of (a gene or gene segment) so that its biological function is suppressed.

silence

1 absence of noise.
2 a state of producing no detectable signs or symptoms.
References in classic literature ?
At this moment, however, the presence of Madame Servin produced an interlude in the drama thus played below the surface in these various young hearts, the sentiments, ideas, and progress of which were expressed by phrases that were almost allegorical, by mischievous glances, by gestures, by silence even, more intelligible than words.
The two young girls then looked at each other fixedly, in silence.
It offers a phenomenological approach to silence and posits two dimensions of silence: disruptive silence and healing silence.
Davyd Betchkal, Soundscape Technician for the National Park Service, in Patrick Shen's In Pursuit of Silence.
The notion of silence in Christianity struck me as odd when I saw it on the new books' shelf of my local library.
17 January 2017 - UK-based novel RNA therapeutics developer Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) has acquired an 8.
In this way, silence becomes the theatre of memory.
Silence at first glance seems to be another teen coming-of-age novel as Staci's father remarries and her new stepmother returns her to her alcoholic mother in the dying small Maine town of Silence.
The "right to silence" figures prominently in both criminal procedure and popular culture about the criminal justice system, but neither silence itself nor any such right actually exists.
In an organizational context, silence is described as intentionally withholding job-related concerns and opinions (Van Dyne, Ang, & Botero, 2003).
Whether I am teaching or tutoring, I cannot stand to let silence rule the air.
Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake, a lire, but the Lord was not in the lire; and after the lire a sound of sheer silence (i Kings: 19: nb-12).