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tranquilmore about tranquil


  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tranquil  \Tran"quil\,  a.  [L.  tranquillus  probably  fr  trans 
  across  over  +  a  word  akin  to  quietus  quiet:  cf  F. 
  tranquille.  See  {Quiet}.] 
  Quiet;  calm;  undisturbed;  peaceful;  not  agitated;  as  the 
  atmosphere  is  tranquil;  the  condition  of  the  country  is 
  A  style  clear,  tranquil,  easy  to  follow  --De  Quincey. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  characterized  by  absence  of  emotional  agitation;  "calm 
  acceptance  of  the  inevitable";  "remained  serene  in  the 
  midst  of  turbulence";  "a  serene  expression  on  her 
  face";  "she  became  more  tranquil";  "tranquil  life  in 
  the  country"  [syn:  {calm},  {serene}] 
  2:  free  from  disturbance;  "a  ribbon  of  sand  between  the  angry 
  sea  and  the  placid  bay";  "the  quiet  waters  of  a  lagoon"; 
  "a  lake  of  tranquil  blue  water  reflecting  a  tranquil  blue 
  sky";  "a  smooth  channel  crossing";  "scarcely  a  ripple  on 
  the  still  water";  "unruffled  water"  [syn:  {placid},  {quiet}, 
  {still},  {unruffled}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1966.  ALGOL-like  language  with  sets  and  other  extensions,  for 
  the  Illiac  IV  "TRANQUIL:  A  Language  for  an  Array  Processing 
  Computer",  N.E.  Abel  et  al  Proc  SJCC  34  (1969). 

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