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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Taking a short rest bite from the stifling humidity, Sulal talks to me inside my car.
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.
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.
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.
Walking, though, only gave temporary rest bite and I knew deep down I couldn't give up.
Ryan Quinn had a shot turned R round the post as Boro registered their first shot on target in the 67th minute but it was only a brief rest bite.