chin rest


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Noun1.chin rest - a rest on which a violinist can place the chin
rest - a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
fiddle, violin - bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
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There is a nifty sequence, however, in which a high school violinist is killed during a concert when someone douses her chin rest with acid.
Jaime Laredo's preference for a stylish black silk handkerchief rather than a practical but ugly chin rest for his violin was indicative of his elegant playing.
Fuse, Dust cover, Measuring nozzle cap, paper covers for chin rest cover pin
HAdV-8 was also detected in three of the seven environmental samples; these were recovered from an exam chair hand rest, a slit lamp chin rest, and an applanation tonometer (a device used to measure intraocular pressure) in a single examination room.
The instrument is a John Wilkinson violin which is dark brown with a centre chin rest.
The Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) remains the gold standard for IOP measurement, but there are so many patients, you just can't get on a chin rest.
Then he placed his chin into the black chin rest and began to play a Russian folk tune.
The chin rest was adjusted so that the subject rested the chin comfortably.
It gives travelers what they crave--peaceful rest and rejuvenation through several comfort-inducing features: raised sides to prevent head bobs and neck pain, adjustable toggles to keep the pillow in place, and a chin rest for 360-degree support.
Regular Topcon Specular Microscope is used for in vivo corneal endothelial assessment and central corneal thickness measurement, where in the patient sits in front of the microscope and keeps his chin on the chin rest with fore head touching the head band, after adjusting the height and distance examiner focuses on to the cornea and image of the corneal endothelium is captured and readings recorded.
To mask any telltale aroma from the old instruments, the chin rest on each was dabbed with perfume.
Hypersensitivity to the chin rest of a violin can produce localized eczema in the regions of the left chin and cheek in contact with the chin rest.