thirty-second rest

noun

Definition of thirty-second rest

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

First Known Use of thirty-second rest

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about thirty-second rest

Statistics for thirty-second rest

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for thirty-second rest

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

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on thirty-second rest

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with thirty-second rest

Comments on thirty-second rest

What made you want to look up thirty-second rest? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

concealment of treason or felony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!