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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.

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In this region the block comes to rest after one-half period.
(The ball comes to rest on a line only 8-12 times per game.) We want to force our players to concentrate on their alignment.
The tram comes to rest under an extended white cantilevered steel and glass roof with the adjacent lift marked by an outrigged planar screen, which recalls the 'villa' entrance of Meier's Barcelona Museum (see AR March 1997).
Slowly, the spruce tips to one side--the fall cushioned by the softness of its boughs--and comes to rest in the snow.
In the papers, he also considered equilibria (singular, equilibrium: the point at which a system comes to rest and there is no further change) between different phases (liquid, solid, or gas), where one or more components of a system are involved.