whole rest

noun

Definition of whole rest

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

Examples of whole rest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole rest of the presentation was carried out in front of a prototype with broken windows. Wired, "A Physics Analysis of Tesla's Shattered Cybertruck Windows," 22 Nov. 2019 Currently, San Francisco uses a much more limited manual process to try to avoid prosecutors seeing these things — the city merely removes the first two pages of the document, but prosecutors get to see the whole rest of the report. Sean Hollister, The Verge, "San Francisco says it will use AI to reduce bias when charging people with crimes," 12 June 2019 The three tokenistic soft-conservative columnists, David Brooks, Ross Douthat, and Bret Stephens, are obliged to act as counterweights to the whole rest of the staff, like the three blind mice playing seesaw with Babar. Lionel Shriver, Harper's magazine, "Fifty-Fifty Follies," 10 June 2019 Men were in charge of the show, but the whole rest of the writing staff was female, which was very unusual at the time. Sophia Rosenbaum, Time, "A Sex and the City Expert on Why It's Cool to Be a Miranda Now," 5 June 2018 Another man who was grabbing at women’s thighs in meetings, cornering them in elevators, messaging to the whole rest of the office that the women who worked there were available as prey. Richard Deitsch, SI.com, "Rachel Nichols: Why ‘The Jump’ Responded So Strongly to the Mavs Scandal," 23 Feb. 2018 Currently, San Francisco uses a much more limited manual process to try to avoid prosecutors seeing these things — the city merely removes the first two pages of the document, but prosecutors get to see the whole rest of the report. Sean Hollister, The Verge, "San Francisco says it will use AI to reduce bias when charging people with crimes," 12 June 2019 The three tokenistic soft-conservative columnists, David Brooks, Ross Douthat, and Bret Stephens, are obliged to act as counterweights to the whole rest of the staff, like the three blind mice playing seesaw with Babar. Lionel Shriver, Harper's magazine, "Fifty-Fifty Follies," 10 June 2019 Men were in charge of the show, but the whole rest of the writing staff was female, which was very unusual at the time. Sophia Rosenbaum, Time, "A Sex and the City Expert on Why It's Cool to Be a Miranda Now," 5 June 2018

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1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Whole rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole%20rest. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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