quarter rest


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quarter rest

n. Music
A rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest.

quar′ter rest`



n.
a musical rest equal in time value to a quarter note.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.quarter rest - a musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole restquarter rest - a musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest
rest - a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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