quarter rest
noun Date: circa 1890 a musical rest corresponding in time value to a quarter note

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  • quarter rest — noun a musical rest having one fourth the time value of a whole rest • Hypernyms: ↑rest * * * noun : a musical rest corresponding in time value to a quarter note * * * Music. a rest equal in time value to a quarter note. See illus. under rest1.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarter rest — noun A rest of the same duration as a quarter note. Syn: crotchet rest …   Wiktionary

  • quarter rest — quar′ter rest n. mad a musical rest equal in time value to a quarter note • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • quarter rest — Music. a rest equal in time value to a quarter note. See illus. under rest1. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Quarter note — A quarter note (American) or crotchet (British) is a note played for one quarter of the duration of a whole note (or semibreve). Often people will say that a crotchet is one beat, however, this is not always correct, as the beat is indicated by… …   Wikipedia

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

  • rest — Synonyms and related words: abeyance, abide, abide in, advocate, afterglow, afterimage, allay, alpenstock, annihilation, appease, arm, arrive, ataraxia, ataraxy, athletic supporter, awful silence, axis, back, backbone, backing, balance, bandeau,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quarter bin — is a phrase common in the American comic book community used to describe discount boxes of comic books [ [http://funnybooks.blogspot.com/2006/10/dumpster diving tales from quarter bin.html Funnybooks: Dumpster Diving Tales from the quarter bin] …   Wikipedia

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