Rest may refer to:

  • Leisure
  • Human relaxation
  • Sleep

Rest may also refer to:

  • Rest (music), a pause in a piece of music
  • Rest (physics), the relation between two observers
  • Rest (album), a 2008 album by Gregor Samsa
  • Rest (band), Irish instrumental doom metal band
  • Bank reserves, holdings in accounts at the Bank of England, plus cash in bank vaults
  • Support (structure)
    • Rest (cue sports) or mechanical bridge, a device supporting a cue stick on long shots in snooker, billiards and pool games
    • Arm rest
    • Head rest
    • Footrest
    • Leg rest

REST may refer to:

  • RE1-silencing transcription factor, a human gene
  • Representational state transfer, software architecture, including RESTful web services
  • Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique, a sensory deprivation technique
  • ReStructuredText, a lightweight markup language
  • Retail Employees Superannuation Trust, Australia's largest superannuation fund by membership
  • Revised Extended Standard Theory, a theory of linguistic competence developed by Noam Chomsky in the mid-1970s

Famous quotes containing the word rest:

    May they rest in peace.
    [Requiescant in pace.]
    Missal, The. Order of Mass for the Dead.

    The Missal is book of prayers and rites used to celebrate the Roman Catholic mass during the year.

    “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 6:31.

    Jesus to the disciples.