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Definition of Rests

Rest
Rest Rest (r?st), v. t. [For arrest.] To arrest. [Obs.]
Rest
Rest Rest, v. t. 1. To lay or place at rest; to quiet. Your piety has paid All needful rites, to rest my wandering shade. --Dryden. 2. To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. Her weary head upon your bosom rest. --Waller.
Rest
Rest Rest, n. [F. reste, fr. rester to remain, L. restare to stay back, remain; pref. re- re- + stare to stand, stay. See Stand, and cf. Arrest, Restive.] (With the definite article.) 1. That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue. Religion gives part of its reward in hand, the present comfort of having done our duty, and, for the rest, it offers us the best security that Heaven can give. --Tillotson. 2. Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others. ``Plato and the rest of the philosophers.' --Bp. Stillingfleet. Armed like the rest, the Trojan prince appears. --DRyden. 3. (Com.) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities. [Eng.] Syn: Remainder; overplus; surplus; remnant; residue; reserve; others.
Rest
Rest Rest, v. i. [F. rester. See Rest remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. The affairs of men rest still uncertain. --Shak.

Meaning of Rests from wikipedia

- silence should last. Rests are intervals of silence in pieces of music, marked by symbols indicating the length of the pause. Each rest symbol and name corresponds...
- Rest or REST may refer to: Kneeling Lying (position) Sitting Squatting position Support (structure) Rest (cue sports) or mecridge, a device supporting...
- Eternal Rest or Requiem aeternam is a Western Christian prayer asking God: (1) to hasten the progression of the souls of the faithful departed in Purgatory...
- In dentistry, the epithelial cell rests of Mal****ez (ERM) or epithelial rests of Mal****ez (pax epithelialis pediodontii) are part of the periodontal ligament...
- paper sleeves, some people fold the sleeves into chopstick rests. In East Asia, chopstick rests are usually used at formal dinners. They are placed on the...
- Rest is a compilation album released by the Scottish band Deacon Blue in October 2012. It is part of the band's catalogue reissue program. The Rest,...
- almost exclusively uses treble, b****, alto, and tenor clef. Musical note and rest values are determined in reference to the length of a whole note. The other...
- The Rest of the Story was a Monday-through-Friday radio program originally hosted by Paul Harvey. Beginning as a part of his newscasts during the Second...
- Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST), also called REST Super or Rest Super, is an Australian industry superannuation fund established in 1988...
- transfer (REST) is a software architectural style that was created to guide the design and development of the architecture for the World Wide Web. REST defines...