from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a support for the hand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The T-rest on a hand-lathe: so called because used as a rest for a hand-tool in turning and to distinguish it from an automatic or slide-rest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a support for the hand


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Is the material they use mostly plastic (like for the screen backcover and the handrest)?

    System 76 Lemur Review | jonobacon@home

  • During travel, if you experience any level of discomfort, please press the red train attendant button on your handrest and our staff will promptly assist you.


  • They had both worked out that standing between me and the screen i.e. on the keyboard/handrest of the laptop, or sitting on the papers I was looking at, forced me to pay attention to them.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • It's plausible some some amount of liquids might have splashed on it at some point, like when I'm watching youtube in the bathroom and washing my face - especially with that gaping hole in the handrest.

    Your word against ours, frigtard

  • Apple claims that they not only don't have to look into my intermittent wake-from-sleep issue because of 'spill damage' but that somehow this clears them from their obligation to fix the very common issue of my cracked handrest.

    Your word against ours, frigtard

  • Built for me in 11 / 2005 with custom high gloss finish and custom Weber integral tailpiece / armrest, with Brekke bridge and Wood Nymph handrest / harmonics reducer with MOP Weber and Celtic diamond headstock inlay.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • For what it's worth, I've had 2 MacBooks have repetitive problems (handrest cracking and display inverter going poof) and I called 1-800-SOS-APPL


  • Wow. macbook hitam gue sekarang ini kondisinya agak menyedihkan. pojok handrest sebelah kanan bingkai plastiknya udah "mreteli", somplak plastiknya, entah kenapa. dan rupanya ini merupakan problem umum di macbook yang sudah berumur. macbook putih si jay pun begitu. makanya move ke aluminum ini gue rasa untuk menghindari problem plastik somplak ini.

  • Yang punya gua dipasangi alas / handrest, dari bahan kayak karet+kain.

  • It's more like a handrest with buttons; it's so comfortable to hold that you practically want to glue it down to the armrests of your favorite chair.



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