[kwahy-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
the state of being quiet; tranquillity; calmness; stillness; quiet.
the state or condition of being quiet, peaceful, calm, or tranquil
1590s, from Middle French quiétude (c.1500) or directly from Late Latin quietudo, from Latin quietus (see quiet (n.)).
[kwahy-ee-tuh s] /kwaɪˈi təs/ noun, plural quietuses. 1. a finishing stroke; anything that effectually ends or settles: Having given a quietus to the argument, she left. 2. discharge or release from life. 3. a period of retirement or inactivity. /kwaɪˈiːtəs; -ˈeɪtəs/ noun (pl) -tuses 1. anything that serves to quash, eliminate, or kill: to give […]
[kwif] /kwɪf/ noun, plural quiff, quiffs. Slang. 1. a woman, especially one who is promiscuous. [kwif] /kwɪf/ noun, British. 1. a lock or curl of hair brought forward over the forehead. /kwɪf/ noun 1. (Brit) a prominent tuft of hair, esp one brushed up above the forehead n. “curl or lock of hair over the […]
Simulation language derived from SIMSCRIPT, based on 20-GATE. [“Quikscript – A Simpscript-like Language for the G-20”, F.M. Tonge et al, CACM 8(6):350-354 (June 1965)].
Fortran-like, interactive with debugging facilities. Sammet 1969, p.226.