half rest

noun

Definition of half rest

: a musical rest corresponding in time value to a half note

First Known Use of half rest

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Half rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20rest. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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