resting


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to resting: Resting heart rate

rest·ing

 (rĕs′tĭng)
adj.
1. Occurring during a state of inactivity: a resting pulse.
2. Biology In a temporary phase of not growing, dividing, or being active: the resting brain; resting spores.

resting

(ˈrɛstɪŋ)
adj
1. not moving or working; at rest
2. (Theatre) euphemistic (of an actor) out of work
3. (Botany) (esp of plant spores) undergoing a period of dormancy before germination
4. (Biology) (of cells) not undergoing mitosis

resting

  • lotus position - Sitting with the feet resting on the thighs.
  • resting - A kind adjective for "between acting jobs."
  • superincumbent - Means "on the surface of" or "lying or resting upon."
  • couchant - Describing a cat sitting with its body resting on its legs and its head raised.
Translations

resting

a. inactivo-a, en reposo, en estado de descanso.

resting

adj en reposo; — heart rate frecuencia cardíaca en reposo
References in periodicals archive ?
Regardless of load intensity, resting 3-min between sets resulted in a significantly greater total repetitions compared with the 2-min or 1-min rest condition.
The Rest Test, led by researchers from Durham University, involved more than 18,000 people from 134 different countries to investigate their resting habits and attitudes towards relaxation.
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.
To solve the problem, sometimes I would simply cradle the forearm with my hand resting on the front bag of my rest.
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.
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.
The body burns calories in three ways: physical activity, digestion of food and resting metabolic rate (RMR).
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.