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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.
References in classic literature ?
Unsheathing my rapier, I began to grope with it about the recess; but the thought of an instant reassured me.
We had passed through walls of piled bones, with casks and puncheons intermingling, into the inmost recesses of catacombs.
The Blackfeet had now a vast advantage, and soon dispossessed the poor Snakes of their favorite hunting grounds, their land of plenty, and drove them from place to place, until they were fain to take refuge in the wildest and most desolate recesses of the Rocky Mountains.
The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 25 July 2019 for summer recess. The Commons Chamber will next sit on Tuesday 3 September 2019 at 2.30pm.
Should Bahrain's 40 MPs not show up, it would mean they would be paid around BD1 million during the recess for no work done.
Announcing future business, Mrs Leadsom confirmed the recess period would take place following the decision to extend the Brexit process until October 31.
Business at Holyrood is set to finish tomorrow for a two-week recess.
The MPs were expected to break for the short recess on Thursday, but Majority leader Aden Duale said the break has been moved to next week.
In many districts across the United States, recess in elementary school is being questioned, reduced and even eliminated to increase instructional time.
Development of the great recess framework: Observational tool to measure contextual and behavioral components of elementary school recess.
The papers often characterise the recess as a holiday but being based in London for much of the week, I find recess absolutely vital to allow me to visit local businesses and organisations, and unlike other MP's I'll always continue with my 13 monthly surgeries during the summer.
Through the course of the Healthy Active Peaceful Playgrounds for Youthstudy, sedentary activities decreased significantly while there was a significant increase in vigorously active students on hard surfaces (asphalt and blacktop) and soft surfaces (grass) through implementation of the Peaceful Playgrounds' Recess Program.