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- n. A minim rest is a pause or interval of silence equal in duration to two quarter rests or one half of a whole rest. In common or 4/4 time, its duration is two beats.
- n. A symbol used in musical notation drawn as a solid rectangle directly above the middle line of a staff whose height is half the distance between lines.
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