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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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The Nichipet EX Autoclavable Digital Micro Pipette is designed to provide fatigue-free operation and features an enlarged finger rest, easy to use digital counter for setting the sample volume, and a push-button extractor.
The frame and finger rest extension of one six-round magazine on this PM9 have been treated with a Cerakote ceramic coating, ensuring that it will easily retain its color under normal wear.
The fourth and fifth finger rest has a gentler down-slope to promote better grip and reduce fatigue over extended play.
Canon built the elegant design with a combination of aluminum magnesium alloy and high-gloss aluminum to create a sturdy and shiny body, which includes a soft-touch finger rest to improve holding stability.
In addition, the handle has a comfortable grip constructed from strong, lightweight, high-density resin, resulting in less hand fatigue, and there's a finger rest for comfort and added grip support.