Back rest

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Back rest a guide attached to the slide rest of a lathe, and placed in contact with the work, to steady it in turning.
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Usage

In literature:

Push the back rest up till the butt of the turning tool (ground to a rounded point) rests against the concave grinding tool.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Molly went back to the rest of her brothers and sisters.
"Red Rose and Tiger Lily" by L. T. Meade
I threw my blanket on the ground, and sat down, resting my back against the stump of a tree.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Mormon Joe flapped a grain sack over the backs of the sheep and having started a leader the rest went through the chute on the run.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
She rested her head against the well-worn arm-chair where he used to sit, and kissed the back of it, and bedewed it with her tears.
"A True Friend" by Adeline Sergeant
Singling out one man, he attacked him with such agility and force that he gradually beat him back from the rest.
"Under the Rebel's Reign" by Charles Neufeld
He went back and finished charging the rest of the pistols.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
A fourth took fright and darted back, but the rest kept on.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
The rest of the command fell back in regular order, and the Eleventh and Thirty-first continued fighting.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
He rested his head on the back seat and tried to relax, but all he could do was think about red Cadillacs.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Suddenly he lifted himself to rest his back, and saw her.
"Country Neighbors" by Alice Brown
Finally, after a heated quarrel, he sailed back to Sicily with his entire fleet, and the rest followed.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
Deerfoot leaned back, resting his body on his elbows, and heaved a long, grateful sigh.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
Let us go back and rest.
"The Rogue Elephant" by Elliott Whitney
On December 20 we were relieved and moved back to the rest area at Brandhoek, where we were glad to have four days' rest.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
One or two Indians fell back into the water; the rest came on.
"Four American Indians" by Edson L. Whitney
Only let me go for two months, and I promise to come back to you and stay for the rest of my life.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The rest were already back, and Brady was serving herb tea and small cakes.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
He told her to get a little rest, if she could, and that he would stroll about for a while and come back for her.
"A Beautiful Alien" by Julia Magruder
The rest of the crew gave back before the furious onset of Sir Henry.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
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In poetry:

We're falling back from the Gomal
We're marching on Apozai,
And pleasure and rest are waiting
To welcome us by and by.
"Camp Follower's Song, Gomal River" by Laurence Hope
The broad-backed hippopotamus
Rests on his belly in the mud;
Although he seems so firm to us
He is merely flesh and blood.
"The Hippopotamus" by T S Eliot
“And I have found a quiet grange,
Set back in meadows sloping west,
And there our little ones can range
And she can rest.
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
But now his nose is thin,
And it rests upon his chin
Like a staff,
And a crook is in his back,
And a melancholy crack
In his laugh.
"The Last Leaf" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Although thou hast brought back the birds,
How shall they find their nests?
No spot in all our fatherland
Unspoiled, unruined rests.
"New Spring" by Hovhannes Hovhannessian
And hate! ah, we buried it deeper
Than all the rest of the train;
But one word through memory flashing,
And its ghost comes back again.
"The Ghosts In The Heart" by Madge Morris Wagner

In news:

The owner of the funeral home where Whitney Houston was laid to rest is firing back at allegations that she or her staff leaked the notorious open casket photo of the star to the National Enquirer .
BackSTAGE pro II While driving, keep the kids entertained by mounting your iPad on the back of the head rest with backSTAGE pro II.
"We are not going to bring up a fish — a shark that's 150 pounds — from the ocean, cut off the fins and throw the rest of it back" to sink and die, she said.
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado — Broncos running back Willis McGahee tore a ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
ENGLEWOOD — Broncos running back Willis McGahee tore a ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly is back in Studio 96 and sits down with Buster to put their "beef" to rest and to talk about his new album, visiting Philly, and presidential debates.
The November 11th, 1990 Los Angeles Times magazine article , "My Aching Back," is proof positive that the rest of the world is catching up with chiropractic.
Morel is back in the lineup today after resting the last two games.
A murder that shocked Orange Park and the rest of Clay count nearly six years ago now back in the news.
Andrew Cuomo says the state is ready to back up local governments in their response to a superstorm that's bearing down on the North Country and the rest of the Northeast.
With Marshawn Lynch sitting out two exhibition games to rest a nagging back injury in anticipation of the team's season opener at Arizona, rookie running back Robert Turbin has shouldered the load for the Seattle Seahawks.
With Chris Johnson resting a problematic hamstring, second-year cornerback could be poised to regain role as fifth defensive back vs Chargers.
But the finest (and funniest) example of Maplewood Pawn 's idiosyncratic approach to the pawning game is a pair of white-and-green patent-leather shoes (size 13) that rests in a glass case near the back of the store.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the rest of the Peanuts are making a come back to the big screen.
The dog, all 12 pounds of her, was more concerned, back legs on the arm rest, front paws on the back seat window ledge, growling.
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In science:

Now we can take a rest, and come back again with our new lemmas.
Domain closure conditions and definability preservation
Now we can take a rest, and come back again with our new lemmas.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
The bottom panels show the assumed mapping from rest-frame UV magnitude back to star formation rate and then to stellar mass.
Star formation trends in high-redshift galaxy surveys: the elephant or the tail?
Figure 1: (a) A system of mass m falls from rest at infinity to a point ¯r close to the horizon rH (b) The system breaks into two parts so that it can send information back using a high energy photon, but this photon must have more energy at infinity than Hawking quanta in order to be distinguished from them.
Losing information outside the horizon
But even if we have such points, the rest of the points will pul l the center back above the broken line.
On the density of triangles and squares in regular finite and unimodular random graphs
The event signature of the µ+ → e+γ decay at rest is a positron and a photon in timing coincidence, moving collinearly back-to-back with their energies equal to half the muon mass (mµ /2 = 52.8 MeV).
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
The rest of this s ection is devoted to carrying out the calculations that back up these intuitions.
Uniform distribution and algorithmic randomness
Without AGN the gas is almost completely turned into stars, while with AGN feed-back only about 50% goes into stars and the rest is expelled from the halo.
Mutual feedback between star formation and nuclear activity
The rest of this paper will be devoted to qualitative explanation of this back-bending curvature as a result of the vector interaction.
Critical surface in hot and dense QCD with the vector interaction
The results are then extrapolated to ω = 1, the so-called nonrecoil point, where vB = vD(∗) , with leptons back to back and the mesons at rest.
Brief review on semileptonic B decays
These travel back-to-back in the meson’s rest frame and decay into pπ− and pπ+ respectively.
Testing Bell's Inequality using Charmonium Decays
The rest of the bounce retraces this history back to the original Melvin state.
Euclidean Maxwell-Einstein Theory
Next we consider the dilepton rest frame, where the individual leptons go off back-to-back at an angle θe relative to the initial dilepton direction.
Testing Chiral Symmetry Breaking at DAPHNE
Since NGC 4839 appears to be at rest within its group, this implies that the WAT is produced as the group passes through the intra-cluster medium of the main cluster and hence that it is either on first approach or falling back in after having passed through the main cluster.
A New Vision of the Coma Cluster: Conference Summary
The essential reason is that energy is lost from scattered flux by Doppler shifting into the jet frame that is not regained Doppler shifting back to the rest frame of the supernova center.
A Simple Bipolar Jet Model for the Polarization of Core-Collapse Supernovae
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