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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cess, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recessed; p. pr. & vb. n. Recessing.] To make a recess in; as, to recess a wall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cessed a.
 1. Having a recess or recesses; as, a recessed arch or wall.
 2. Withdrawn; secluded. [R.] “Comfortably recessed from curious impertinents.”
 Recessed arch Arch., one of a series of arches constructed one within another so as to correspond with splayed jambs of a doorway, or the like.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken
             look" [syn: deep-set, sunken]
      2: resembling an alcove