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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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Male "They built a new layby by Woodlands to replace the terminus at the end of Banner Lane, but they are choosing not to use it, despite the cost of PS66,000.
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The BBC would therefore like to mitigate the risk of a vehicle borne improvised explosive device being parked and detonated in this layby by omitting the layby from the approved plans".
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While other vehicles parked on grass verges nearby, some enthusiasts parked their cars in the layby, blocking other vehicles in.
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Thieves cut a large hole in the curtain-sided articulated lorry parked in a rural layby on the A441 at Cookhill, near Redditch before making off with 6,400 tins of Heinz baked beans with sausages.
This summer a wall was built along the layby by Gwynedd Council to stop further tipping.
This layby system is ultimately about making things more affordable for the consumer, and therefore better for retailers.
The driver was asleep in a layby near Newport, Shropshire on Friday, when the thieves cut through the fabric siding of the truck and started unloading pallets of action figures.
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Joseph Harkin was seen by police loading a box containing 80 packages of heroin into the boot of his car from another vehicle at a layby on the A52 near Faversham in Kent.