What is the meaning of "otherwise" as an adjective? Specifically, "otherwise quiescent".?

"otherwise" as asjective


For example, what is the meaning of this sentence:

"A body which is translating in an otherwise quiescent flow"

4 Answers

  • Eileen
    Lv 4
    9 years ago
    Best Answer

    Try this example:

    "Mike's visit was a bright spot in an otherwise boring day." This means "Everything about the day was boring except Mike's visit." So the phrase, "an otherwise quiescent flow" would mean it was quiescent except for this one event."

  • mielke
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Quiescent Meaning

  • 3 years ago

    Otherwise Meaning

  • 9 years ago

    in other words or else in other cases

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