thirty-second rest


: a musical rest corresponding in time value to a thirty-second note

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thirty-second rest was circa 1903

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“Thirty-second rest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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