What is another word for recess?

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A hollow space inside something
“The material feature of this claim is that the ball should have such a diameter that it projects above the recess in which it sits but can move freely inside the recess.”
A break between school classes
“Ask any elementary-school teacher what would happen if he were to let his entire fifth-grade class out for recess unattended.”
A remote, secluded, or secret place
“Maybe in that deep, dark recess of my soul, I just want to be able to dream again.”
To bring to a formal close for a period of time
“The President is urging Congress to approve his economic stimulus package before lawmakers recess for the year.”
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