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recess

1. Anatomy a small cavity or depression in a bodily organ, part, or structure
2. US and Canadian a break between classes at a school

Recess

Receding part or space, such as a cavity in a wall for a door, an alcove, or a niche.

recess

[′rē‚ses]
(engineering)
A surface groove or depression.
(geology)
An indentation occurring in a surface, bounded by a straight line.
An area having the axial traces of folds concave toward the outer edge of the folded belt.

recess

1. Any shallow depression in a surface.
2. A shallow depression in a floor; a sinkage.
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Legislation introduced in the House just before the start of the Independence Day congressional recess would require automobile manufacturers to increase production of cars that are capable of running on non-petroleum-based fuels.
THE SUMMER congressional recess provides an opportunity for public health professionals to reach out to their senators and representatives about the issues that are most important to their communities, and APHA is guiding members through the process with its annual Public Health Action, or PHACT, campaign.
indicated the Senate would act quickly on the measure to ensure it reaches the President's desk before the month-long August Congressional recess.
Bush could bypass it by appointing Reich during the coming congressional recess.
Touring his district to promote Republican Party positions during the Congressional recess, U.
During every congressional recess, there are reports about the absurd costs associated with Congress' taxpayer-funded junkets," continued Schatz.
The bipartisan effort, initiated by Representatives Diane Black (R-TN), John Lewis (D-GA), John Shimkus (R-IL) and Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) quickly gained momentum among both parties as Congress drew to a close for August Congressional recess.
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The Republican leadership of the House did not bring up legislation that would permanently lift trading restrictions with Russia before the congressional recess began Aug.
10 congressional recess, a time when many members of Congress return to their home districts to meet with constituents and hold town hall meetings.
NLC will work with its partner organizations as the legislation moves to the full House Committee on Energy and Commerce after the Congressional recess concludes at the end of April.
The House has yet to act on a bill, but a House GOP leadership aide said the Senate-passed version could go to the floor under highly restrictive amendment rules before the congressional recess in August.

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