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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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And yet schools aren't just shrinking the number of recess minutes per day in order to shoehorn in more class time and test prep: Many allow teachers to take away recess as a form of punishment.
Deputy Speaker Samuel Tanui, while seconding the motion, said while many MCAs were ready for the recess, they were worried that the time to take the loans and start servicing them was fast running out.
When the session resumed, the Speaker said a substantive motion will be presented and the matter of going on recess debated.
In Florida and Rhode Island, recess laws took effect this year.
However, there is still uncertainty in the whole process as for a recess appointment, the Senate would actually have to formally adjourn into recess and some Senate Democrats are working to find ways to prevent that from happening as they can sense that Trump would do something like this, (http://edition.
The guidance documents provide a blueprint for schools to use in implementing successful recess programs for their students, according to the SHAPE America news release.
The anti-rotation recess located on the threaded side of the pin also provides benefts for the assembling and fastening of structures, as a single tool can be used to provide torque and anti-rotation simultaneously [5].
The growing practice of using pro forma sessions to preempt presidential recess appointments is, arguably, not the most important change to executive nominations politics to occur within the Obama administration.
Recess, which will offer children's activities for children six months to six years, was founded by two DUMBO parents who met in the playroom of their apartment building in the days following Hurricane Sandy.