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Adjective: recessed  'ree,sest or ri'sest
  1. Appearing concave or in a hollow
    "hunger gave their faces a recessed look";
    - deep-set, sunken
  2. Resembling an alcove
Verb: recess  'ree,ses or ri'ses
  1. Put into a recess
    "recess lights"
  2. Make a recess in
    "recess the piece of wood"
  3. Close at the end of a session
    "The court recessed";
    - adjourn, break up

See also: concave, hollow

Type of: cease, end, finish, indent, lay, place, pose, position, put, set, stop, terminate

Encyclopedia: Recessed

Recess, County Galway