Attach (a fixture) by setting it back into the wall or surface to which it is fixed
recessed ceiling lights
(of formal proceedings) Be temporarily suspended
the talks recessed at 2:15
Suspend (such proceedings) temporarily
(of an official body) Suspend its proceedings for a period of time
A small space created by building part of a wall further back from the rest
a table set into a recess
A hollow space inside something
the concrete block has a recess in its base
A remote, secluded, or secret place
the recesses of the silent pine forest
the dark recesses of his soul
A period of time when the proceedings of a parliament, committee, court of law, or other official body are temporarily suspended
talks resumed after a month's recess
the Senate was in recess
A break between school classes
the mid-morning recess
put into a recess; "recess lights"
deferral: a state of abeyance or suspended business
a small concavity
adjourn: close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
inlet: an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
an enclosure that is set back or indented
Recess is a general term for a period of time in which a group of people is temporarily dismissed from its duties. In parliamentary procedure, a recess is initiated by a motion to recess. It was invented by Bronson Alcott, who wanted his students to have active physical play and time to talk.
In parliamentary procedure, "recess" refers to legislative bodies--such as parliaments, assemblies, juries--that are released to reassemble at a later time. The members may leave the meeting room, but are expected to remain nearby. A recess may be simply to allow a break (e.g. ...
Recess is an American animated television series that was created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere, and produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates and teachers.
(Recessing) In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction, a general slowdown in economic activity over a period of time. During recessions, many macroeconomic indicators vary in a similar way. ...
A break, pause or vacation; An inset, hole, space or opening; A time of play, usually, on a playground; To inset into something, or to recede; To take or declare a break; Remote, distant (in time or place)
(recessed) set back; pertaining to a hole, space, or opening
(RECESSED) A luminaire which is recessed into the ceiling, so that the bottom of the light emitting elements is substantially flush with the ceiling.
(RECESSED) The term used to describe the doorframe of a troffer where the lens or louver lies above the surface of the ceiling.
(Recessed) A mounting method requiring a cutout be made into the finished wall or other surface. Recessed equipment will be recessed into the wall so the mounted object protrudes little from the face of the wall (see ‘flush’).
(Recessed) An area of the granite that is cut out allowing another object to be placed into the area but remain even with the surface. Sometimes ceramic or bronze pictures are inserted into a recessed area.
(Recessed) In Smith & Wesson parlance, a revolver cylinder whose chambers have been counterbored to accept the cartridge's rims---the base of the cartridges then resting flush with the rear of the cylinder. In later guns, the expense of counterboring the chambers has largely been deleted. ...
(Recessed) Product that sits flush against a wall or ceiling.
(Recessed) fixtures affixed flush to a ceiling, wall, or other surface.
(recessed) Set in a niche or alcove.
(Recesses) When talking about nerf bars, recesses refer to the dips pressed into the tubing where treaded step pads are mounted. This pad mounting design is significantly stronger than cutout designs prevalent years ago, which compromised the overall tube strength. ...
A temporary interruption of the Senate's (or a committee's) business. Generally, the Senate recesses (rather than adjourns) at the end of each calendar day.
The period within a legislative day during which a legislative body is not in session after having been convened for that particular day.
A short break in a trial ordered by the judge. (See also adjournment; compare continuance.)
A temporary adjournment or suspension of court proceedings.