recess

Definitions

General English

Law

  • noun a period when the court does not meet, but is not formally adjourned
  • noun a period when an official body is not sitting

Medical

  • noun a hollow part in an organ

Politics

  • noun the period when parliament or another body is not sitting

Real Estate

  • noun a section of a wall that sits further back than the rest
  • verb to make a recess in a wall, or locate something in a recess
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