whole rest


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whole rest

n. Music
A rest having the value of four beats in common time.

whole′ rest`



n.
a musical rest equivalent in duration to a whole note.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whole rest - a musical rest equal in duration to four beats in common time
rest - a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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