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recess (n):
a pause from doing something (as work)
Samples
we took a 10-minute break.
he took time out to recuperate

Related Words: break
recess (n):
an enclosure that is set back or indented
recess (n):
an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
recess (n):
a small concavity
Related Words: corner
recess (n):
a state of abeyance or suspended business
recess (v):
close at the end of a session
Samples
The court adjourned
Related Words: adjourn
recess (v):
put into a recess
Samples
recess lights
recess (v):
make a recess in
Samples
recess the piece of wood
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