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Noun: reclining  ri'klI-ning
  1. The act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
Verb: recline  ri'klIn
  1. Move the upper body backwards and down
    - lean back
  2. Cause to recline
    "She reclined her head on the pillow"
  3. Lean in a comfortable resting position
    "He was reclining on the couch";
    - recumb, repose

Type of: angle, lay, lean, lie, motility, motion, move, movement, place, pose, position, put, set, slant, tilt, tip

Encyclopedia: Reclining