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  • 1 Rest area — Rest stop redirects here. For the film, see Rest Stop (film). For the Stephen King story, see Rest Stop (short story). Lay by redirects here. For the form of installment purchase, see Layaway. Rest area on northbound Interstate 81 at milepost 262 …

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  • 2 Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …

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  • 3 Rest house — Rest Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G …

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  • 4 Rest — (r[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resting}.] [AS. restan. See {Rest}, n.] 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. [1913 Webster] God . . .… …

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  • 5 Rest — Rest, v. t. 1. To lay or place at rest; to quiet. [1913 Webster] Your piety has paid All needful rites, to rest my wandering shade. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. [1913 Webster] Her weary head upon your… …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 Rest — Rest, v. i. [F. rester. See {Rest} remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. [1913 Webster] The affairs of men rest still uncertain. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Rest cure — (Med.) Treatment of severe nervous disorder, as neurasthenia, by rest and isolation with systematic feeding and the use of massage and electricity. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 9 Rest (physics) — Rest (sometimes called absolute rest) in physics and in the technical sense of geometric mensuration denotes a particular relation between a pair of observers. By Albert Einstein s celebrated definition, two observers measure having been at rest… …

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  • 10 Rest — (r[e^]st), v. t. [For arrest.] To arrest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Rest-harrow — Rest har row ( h?r r?), n. (Bot.) A European leguminous plant ({Ononis arvensis}) with long, tough roots. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Rest-harrow — or Small Rest harrow may refer to:* Ononis repens * Ononis reclinata …

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  • 13 Rest, Virginia — Rest is an unincorporated community in northern Frederick County, Virginia, United States. Rest is located along U.S. Route 11 south of the West Virginia state line with Berkeley County. The community of Ridgeway lies to its north. External links …

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  • 14 Rest (music) — Pause as weak interior cadence from Lassus s Qui vult venire post me, mm. 3 5   …

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  • 15 Rest Dodd — Infobox Mountain Name = Rest Dodd Photo = REST DODD FROM THE NAB.jpg Caption = Rest Dodd seen from The Nab Elevation = 696 m (2,283 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Far Eastern Fells Prominence = 111 m Parent peak = High Street… …

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  • 16 Rest frame — In special relativity the rest frame of a particle is the coordinate system (frame of reference) in which the particle is at rest.The rest frame of compound objects (such as a fluid, or a solid made of many vibrating atoms) is taken to be the… …

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  • 17 Rest — To rest means to relax or take time off; see leisure or nap.Rest or REST may also refer to:* Rest (album), a 2008 album by Gregor Samsa * Rest (music), a pause in a piece of music * Rest (physics), the relation between two observers * RE1… …

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  • 18 Rest of the world — The ,Rest of the World within sports and games played at the international competitive level, refers to a team of players from many countries of origin who compete against a single individual or a team from a single group, such as a club or… …

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  • 19 Rest Stop (film) — Infobox Film name = Rest Stop caption = DVD Cover director = John Shiban producer = R. J. Louis writer = John Shiban starring = Jaimie Alexander, Joey Mendicino, Nick Orefice, Deanna Russo, Joseph Lawrence music = Bear McCreary cinematography =… …

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  • 20 Rest Haven, Georgia — Infobox Settlement official name = Rest Haven, Georgia other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem… …

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