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rest ar·e·a

the portion of a tooth structure or of a restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive the positive seating of the metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
Synonym(s): rest seat

rest area

a prepared surface on a tooth or fixed restoration into which an arm or a removable partial denture fits. Also called rest seat, incisal rest, occlusal rest.

rest a·re·a

(rest arē-ă)
Portion of a tooth structure or of a restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive the positive seating of the metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
Synonym(s): rest seat.

rest a·re·a

(rest arē-ă)
Portion of tooth structure or restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive positive seating of metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
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As of this month, Oregon Travel Experience now manages every Oregon Department of Transportation rest area along Interstate 5 and Interstate 84, including the north and southbound Gettings Creek rest areas south of Springfield at milepost 178 and the north and southbound Oak Grove rest areas.
Two other female passengers, both in their 30s, were also believed to have been stabbed by the hijacker and were released from the bus at the Okuya rest area.
Bus stops at the Kodani rest area in Hiroshima Prefecture, apparently to refuel.
The Interstate 5 Oak Grove rest areas, located 13 miles north of Eugene, will close Sunday for several days to allow state Department of Transportation crews to perform routine maintenance.
Summary: JEDDAH: Three thieves have been organizing themselves as a gang specialized in robbing homes and rest areas in the eastern part of Jeddah.
Patrick recently signed legislation to fund the construction of two full-service, 24-hour rest areas on Route 146.
Sometimes, passengers also mistake the rest area for a lavatory, and pull the door handle.
Dubai: Highways in Dubai now have six rest areas for truck drivers, which can accommodate up to 160 trucks, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced.
The project calls for equipping each rest area with a new liquor store, a 1950s- style diner, a 20-pump gas station and a convenience store.
A container used for the game of geocaching caused the closure of a freeway rest area Sunday when it was reported as a suspicious object.
Suppose you were a traveler visiting from another country - or an alien from another world - and you saw this sign somewhere along the interstate: REST AREA 2 MILES, NO FACILITIES.
The $590,000 improvement work that began in November 2002 included landscaping and irrigation, an information kiosk, new signs, walking trails, lighting, picnic tables, a covered rest area and a 33-space parking area.