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Noun
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.”
Noun
A dent or hollow in a surface
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“Unfortunately, the brand new, shiny car now has a huge recess in the rear.”
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A break between school classes
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“Ask any elementary-school teacher what would happen if he were to let his entire fifth-grade class out for recess unattended.”
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A remote, secluded, or secret place
“Maybe in that deep, dark recess of my soul, I just want to be able to dream again.”
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A temporary halt or slowdown of activity
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The inner side or surface of something
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A place where something or someone may be hidden
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A space or gap that allows passage or access
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A corner, especially an external projection or an internal recess of a part of a building or other structure
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A tall cupboard or wardrobe with a door, used for storage
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The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Verb
To formally bring to an end (at least temporarily)
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“The President is urging Congress to approve his economic stimulus package before lawmakers recess for the year.”
Adverb
Meanwhile
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