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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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The average time spent resting by UK respondents the previous day was three hours and eight minutes.
By measuring your resting heart rate (pulse)--the number of times your heart beats each minute you rest--you can gain valuable insight into your overall health.
Resting up - bed rest - in pregnancy could harm your baby, research shows.
Washington, April 16 ( ANI ): Irrespective of level of physical fitness, people with high resting heart rates have higher risk of death than those with lower heart rates, a new study has found.
The IRU is now calling for a revision of the terms of post-derogation resting periods.
If the body is slouched, the support is thrown back so that it is actually resting on the tailbone and the back will have a telltale "C" shape.
McKinney Hammond starts the book with a chapter called "Rest." It sounds contradictory, considering the title is a call to action, but she immediately assures the reader that resting is a step in the right direction: "You might be thinking, 'Now is not the time to rest.
Also, a well-designed one-piece plastic arrow guide comes with each rest to allow for pre-shot security when a shaft is resting on the arrow shelf.
(She will debut the video in February at Salon 94 in New York, a new project space.) Marder edited videotape shot over two years into nearly thirteen minutes of friends and family (still naked) in various states of repose: couples asleep in bed, a child resting on a plump pillow, a woman relaxing in the tub.
Anyone can fall into the bind of training too hard, too often, and resting too little.