rest

  1. something left after other parts have been taken away
  2. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
  3. a pause for relaxation
  4. a state of inaction
  5. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
  6. a support on which things can be put
  7. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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Rest

A period of silence
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Rest

• (n.) A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind. • (n.) To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal. • (n.) To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor ...
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rest

(rest) repose after exertion. a fragment of embryonic tissue retained within the adult organism. Malassez rest the remaining cells of the root sheath in the periodontal ligament, which persist and sometimes form an epithelial network or a dental cyst.
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rest

(Snooker) The mechanical bridge.
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Rest

1. Repose. Relaxation. 2. A fragment of embryonic tissue that has been retained after the period of
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rest

1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labour or exertion. 'God . . . Rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.' (Gen. Ii. 2) 'Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest.' (Ex. Xxiii. 12) ... 2. To be free from whanever wearies or disturb...
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rest

sleep 1 eternal sleep noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); `she was laid to rest beside her husband`; `they had to put their family pet to sleep`
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rest

ease noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); `took his repose by the swimming pool`
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Rest

[finance] Rest is a financial terminology, describing the frequency in which an outstanding loan amount is being calculated. Usually the more frequently the outstanding amount is calculated the less the total interest over the entire duration of the loan will be. ...
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Rest

[music] A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a symbol indicating the length of the pause. Each rest symbol corresponds with a particular note value: The quarter (crotchet) rest may also be found as a form in older music. (The four-measure rest or longa rest is a symbol found in Western musical notation denoting a ...
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Rest

[physics] Rest, in physics, refers to an object being stationary relative to a particular frame of reference or another object. When the position of a body with respect to its surroundings does not change with time it is said to be `at rest`. According to the theory of relativity, it is said that an object is `at rest relative to` another. ...
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Rest

Rest (rĕst) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rested ; present participle & verbal noun Resting .] [ Anglo-Saxon restan . See Rest , noun ] 1. To cease from action or mo...
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Rest

Rest intransitive verb [ French rester . See Rest remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. « The affairs of men rest still uncertain.» Shak.
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Rest

Rest noun [ Anglo-Saxon rest , ræst , rest; akin to Dutch rust , German rast . Old High German rasta , Dan. & Swedish rast rest, repose, Icelandic röst the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. raz...
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Rest

Rest transitive verb [ For arrest .] To arrest. [ Obsolete]
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Rest

A length of time the mash is kept at a particular temperature.
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REST

A loosely defined specification for HTTP-based services where all of the information required to process a request is present in the initial request and where each request receives only a single response, and where the response is in a machine-readable form.An example could be a service that accepts HTTP requests for a search and returns the result...
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Rest

A party is said to rest or rest its case when it has presented all the evidence it intends to offer.
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rest

during the mash, brewers hold the mash at a predetermined temperature in order to draw out certain enzymes from the grain.
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Rest

In bread-making, to let the dough sit a few minutes before shaping.
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Rest

In heraldry, a rest is a peculiar figure found in some arms. The rest is of doubtful origin and import, some scholars ascribing it to a representation of a spear rest, others to a musical instrument of some kind.
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REST

Representational State Transfer
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REST

Representational state transfer (REST) is a style of software architecture for distributed systems such as the World Wide Web. It is designed around the idea that an application has designated objects that you can create, read, update, and delete (CRUD).
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rest

rest, in music: see note.
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