rest bite

rest bite

a misnomer for physiologic rest position of the mandible.

rest bite

(rest bīt)
Misnomer for physiologic rest position of mandible (q.v.).
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restaurant On piste, the creamy-as-you-like cheese fondue at Hornlihutte (not included in the dine around option, but another on-piste cafe, Alpenblick, is) makes the perfect mid-ski rest bite.
As heavy rains lashed most parts of the country during the morning hours, residents experienced only short intervals of rest bite from the wet weather as it continued to pour throughout the day.
This is one step closer to achieving our aim of building a Northumberland-based lodge to provide families a rest bite facility, while also offering valuable time together.
Andy Brown headed over but it was only a brief rest bite as Jake Howells completed the scoring with the fifth late on.
And Lukaku could be handed some rest bite following his nightmare spell at Chelsea, with his agent revealing a move to a Premier League rival is in the offing.
Running a business is tough with no rest bite and being tied to the business 24 hours a day but the rewards far outweigh the downsides even after working 18 hour days.
Walking, though, only gave temporary rest bite and I knew deep down I couldn't give up.
She went on to explain: "Some people with Downs Syndrome along with their family need a helping hand, this is why I'm raising money for Mencap, they provide rest bite, care and support for those that need it.
Raising money for: Marie Curie Fundraiser Colin Reay of Sunniside said: "I want to give something back to Marie Curie as my mother-in-law recently spent some time in rest bite there and also as in memory of my auntie who I lost back in 2000.
However that proved the only rest bite for the newly-professional Bears as Oldham ran in another 20 points to ensure a simple progression to the next round of the competition.
We might get a chance to get a bit of a rest bite and we might need another point to qualify for the UEFA Cup and then we will see where we go.
In a death notice in a paper a week or two ago I spotted the following: "She spent over 100 weeks of rest bite care since 1998.