half rest


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half rest

n. Music
A rest having one half the value of a whole rest.

half′ rest`


n.
a musical rest equal in time value to one half note.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.half rest - a musical rest having the time value of half a whole rest or equal in duration to two beats in common time
rest - a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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