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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat; as, the recess of the tides.
3. Remission or suspension of business or procedure; intermission, as of a legislative body, court, or school.
7. A sinus.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To make a recess in; as, to recess a wall.
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