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Definitions of recess:
  • noun:   an enclosure that is set back or indented
  • noun:   a small concavity
  • noun:   a pause from doing something (as work)
  • noun:   an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
  • noun:   a state of abeyance or suspended business
  • verb:   make a recess in
    Example: "Recess the piece of wood"
  • verb:   put into a recess
    Example: "Recess lights"
  • verb:   close at the end of a session

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