- recumbent bicycle,
- recuperative furnace
Origin of recumbent
Examples from the Web for recumbency
The standing position is not often maintained, the patient seeking relief in recumbency.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Some writers state that it may be produced by confining an animal in recumbency, with the casting harness.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Word Origin for recumbent
1705, from Latin recumbentem (nominative recumbens), present participle of recumbere "recline, lie down, lie down again;" of things, "to fall, sink down, settle down," from re- "back" (see re-) + -cumbere "to lie down" (see succumb). Related: Recumbency (1640s). A verb, recumb, has been attempted in English occasionally since 1670s.