Meaning of recess

Definition of recess

(noun) a state of abeyance or suspended business
an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
an enclosure that is set back or indented
a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
(verb) put into a recess; "recess lights"
make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"
close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"

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