Definition of Recess. Meaning of Recess. Synonyms of Recess

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Definition of Recess

Recess
Recess Re*cess", n. [L. recessus, fr. recedere, recessum. See Recede.] 1. A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat; as, the recess of the tides. Every degree of ignorance being so far a recess and degradation from rationality. --South. My recess hath given them confidence that I may be conquered. --Eikon Basilike. 2. The state of being withdrawn; seclusion; privacy. In the recess of the jury they are to consider the evidence. --Sir M. Hale. Good verse recess and solitude requires. --Dryden. 3. Remission or suspension of business or procedure; intermission, as of a legislative body, court, or school. The recess of . . . Parliament lasted six weeks. --Macaulay. 4. Part of a room formed by the receding of the wall, as an alcove, niche, etc. A bed which stood in a deep recess. --W. Irving. 5. A place of retirement, retreat, secrecy, or seclusion. Departure from his happy place, our sweet Recess, and only consolation left. --Milton. 6. Secret or abstruse part; as, the difficulties and recesses of science. --I. Watts. 7. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) A sinus.
Recess
Recess Re*cess", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recessed; p. pr. & vb. n. Recessing.] To make a recess in; as, to recess a wall.
Recess
Recess Re*cess", n. [G.] A decree of the imperial diet of the old German empire. --Brande & C.

Meaning of Recess from wikipedia

- Look up recess or recesses in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Recess may refer to: Recess (break), a break period Alcove (architecture), part of a room...
- Recess is a general term for a period in which a group of people are temporarily dismissed from their duties. In education, recess is the American and...
- Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere (credited on marketing materials and late-series title cards...
- Recess Therapy is a web series and Instagram account run by Doing Things Media in which host Julian Shapiro-Barnum interviews children between the ages...
- The hepatorenal recess (subhepatic recess, pouch of Morison or Morison's pouch) is the subhepatic space that separates the liver from the right kidney...
- The sphenoethmoidal recess is a small space in the nasal cavity into which the sphenoidal sinus and posterior ethmoid sinus open. It lies posterior and...
- pharyngeum tuba auditiva) is a deep recess, the pharyngeal recess (fossa of Rosenmüller). At the base of this recess is the retropharyngeal lymph node (the...
- The costodiaphragmatic recess, also called the costophrenic recess or phrenicocostal sinus, is the posterolateral fringe of the pleural space, a potential...
- costodiaphragmatic recess, which has a greater volume. The lung expands into the costomediastinal recess even during shallow inspiration. The costomediastinal recess is...
- chiasma, the ventricle presents a small angular recess or diverticulum, the optic recess (or supraoptic recess). Drawing of a cast of the ventricular cavities...