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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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.
visual field testing instrument with chin rest and printer or Approved Equal.
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.
The chin rest can be altered--simply change the shape of the gusset under it.
This system allows the subject to be seated comfortably without the use of a chin rest while the researcher controls the data collection process at a separate console.
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.
To mask any telltale aroma from the old instruments, the chin rest on each was dabbed with perfume.
19) These skin changes have been attributed to a number of factors, including poor technique leading to increased pressure of the instrument on the skin of the neck increased friction between the instrument and the skin caused by a poorly fitting chin rest or an inadequate shoulder rest, poor hygiene, and even the size of the instrument.
The RK-F2, which incorporates a motorized chin rest, has a minimum pupil size of 2.