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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

rest

(Be supported by), verb couch, lay, lean, lie, lounge, perch, prop, recline, squat

rest

(Cease from action), verb abstain, be at ease, be peaceful, be quiet, be still, be tranquil, calm down, cease, come to a standstill, desist, discontinue, end, halt, idle, keep quiet, lounge, pause, recess, relax, repose, retire, settle, stand still, stay, stop, stop work, take a break, take time out, terminate

rest

(End a legal case), verb cease to litigate, complete prosecution, conclude proceeding, end the introduction of evidence, end the presentation of evidence, finish litigaaion, submit the case, terminate a trial
Associated concepts: rest a case
See also: abeyance, absence, cessation, complement, composure, deposit, desist, extension, furlough, halt, hiatus, holiday, inaction, inertia, interval, leave, lodge, lull, moratorium, pause, place, recess, release, relief, remain, remainder, remission, repose, reside, respite, stay, stop
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For [beta] < 1/3, the block completes at least one full oscillation before coming to rest [See Fig.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "The car had left the road, travelled down a steep embankment before coming to rest on the opposite side of the bank of a shallow and slow moving brook approximately 12ft across.
When a spectator later announced he had seen the ball bounce before coming to rest Bradley felt he had no option but to withdraw.
Initial reports from the scene suggested the bike and rider had left the road near a bend, before coming to rest in a ditch.
The grey Honda Accord saloon car left the carriageway and crashed into trees before coming to rest in a field.
The truck was at the end of the entrance ramp when it overturned, coming to rest across the three lanes of I-495.
A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said it appeared a Fiat Punto lost control and hit the central reservation before coming to rest across the carriageway.
I remember hitting the barrier, going across the road and coming to rest in trees.
Cardiff Crown Court heard that his BMW aquaplaned on surface water before skidding off the road and coming to rest in trees.
The car, a silver Renault Clio, had been heading towards Huddersfield when it skidded off the road and rolled onto its roof before coming to rest around 200ft from the road.
The 19-year-old driver of the Peugeot 205 came off the road near Cramlington, Northumberland, crashing through two sets of fencing before coming to rest on the tracks.
The Chevy hit a large boulder, rolled and struck a tree before coming to rest on its top, police said.