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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pose, n.
 1. A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet.
    Shake off the golden slumber of repose.   --Shak.
 2. Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment.
 3. Poetic A rest; a pause.
 4. Fine Arts That harmony or moderation which affords rest for the eye; -- opposed to the scattering and division of a subject into too many unconnected parts, and also to anything which is overstrained; as, a painting may want repose.
 Angle of repose Physics, the inclination of a plane at which a body placed on the plane would remain at rest, or if in motion would roll or slide down with uniform velocity; the angle at which the various kinds of earth will stand when abandoned to themselves.
 Syn: -- Rest; recumbency; reclination; ease; quiet; quietness; tranquillity; peace.