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

 re·cov·ery /rɪˈkʌvəri, ˈkʌvri/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·cov·ery /rɪˈkəv(ə)rɪ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cov·er·y n.
 1. The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
 2. Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
 3. Law The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
 4. The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had. [Obs.] “Help be past recovery.”
 5. In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke.
 6. Act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.
 7.  Fencing, Sparring, etc. Act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack.
 Common recovery Law, a species of common assurance or mode of conveying lands by matter of record, through the forms of an action at law, formerly in frequent use, but now abolished or obsolete, both in England and America.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: return to an original state; "the recovery of the forest
           after the fire was surprisingly rapid"
      2: gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
         [syn: convalescence, recuperation]
      3: the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger
         of becoming lost) [syn: retrieval]