In music notation, a thirty-second rest is a pause in the music lasting for one-eighth of a beat, the same duration as a thirty-second note. It is drawn as a sixteenth rest with a third flag in the middle of the staff.

On the staff, a thirty-second rest looks something like this:


    /\                                                     
---| /-----------------------------------------------------
   |/                  *-/                                 
---/------------------*-/----------------------------------
  /|                 *-/                                   
-/-|/\----------------/------------------------------------
|  |  |              /                                     
|--|--|----------------------------------------------------
 \ |  |                                                    
--\|_/-----------------------------------------------------
   |                                                       
  \|                                                       

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