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Origin of recess
OTHER WORDS FROM recessnon·re·cess, noun
Example sentences from the Web for recess
A federal magistrate in Florida recessed her arraignment hearing until Monday.
The extractor (figs. 11 and 12) is recessed to take a movable plate (u) termed a “gib,” behind which is a spring (v).
Franks looked around him at the vast room, lit by recessed lamps in the ceiling.The Defenders|Philip K. Dick
This base is recessed on top to receive the main plate A, Fig. 24, and also to hold the glass shade N in position.Watch and Clock Escapements|Anonymous