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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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For [beta] < 1/3, the block completes at least one full oscillation before coming to rest [See Fig.
The driver of the blue Ford Focus eventually lost control on Bilston Road at the junction with Darlaston Road and demolished a lamppost and a wall before coming to rest in a garden.
As it went over the Eldon crossroads and on to Close House, it crossed to the offside of the carriageway and collided with a fence before coming to rest in a field.
The airplane traveled about 95 yards while still caught on the wire, then impacted terrain, coming to rest about 3/4 of a mile from the airport.
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.
Eye-witnesses described how the married pilot, fresh from front line duties in the skies over Afghanistan, avoided casualties by bringing the Hawk jet down in a field, where it bounced several times, throwing him from the aircraft and coming to rest partly in the River Stour.
Williams's 1998 Ford Contour rolled several times before coming to rest at the bottom of the embankment.
The car travelled into the woods for around 20-metres, colliding with a number of trees and bushes before overturning and coming to rest on its nearside.