Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to recovery; pertaining to recovery, especially of strength or health.
- In gas-burners, regenerative; having more than the common lighting power; having a heated air-supply.
- adj. In the way of recuperation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to recuperation; tending to recovery.
- adj. promoting recuperation
“However they wanted to leave Plainfield with an "acute care center" (read Emergency Room) and a "long term recuperative facility" (read indigent patients), thereby allowing their Campus in Edison to thrive with the profit centers, while keeping the "rif-raff" element away from their campus.”
“Was the nature of a priest absolutely devoid of what physicians call recuperative force, restoring him to a sound mind, in spite of professional perversion?”
“From what you've been able to ascertain of the extent of her injuries, what kind of recuperative recovery period does she face here?”
“Supposing that a weary man of science leaves his laboratory in the evening, and wends his way homeward, the very thought of the game of whist which awaits him is a kind of recuperative agency.”
“Since the 1990s, such groups have brought more than 24,000 children age 8 to 16 to the U.S. for so-called "recuperative" stays, a practice backed by the two former Soviet republics of Ukraine and Belarus, which coordinate visits with several partner countries worldwide.”
“His patient was a remarkable woman — a unique human — a freak of nature, really: An immune system that overwhelmed any infection, recuperative powers that defy explanation.”
“He's got pretty good recuperative skills," Childress said.”
“For many years, minted herbal teas have enjoyed the reputation of providing recuperative powers to both the body and to the mind.”
“Along with the recuperative burst of well being that a steaming hot cup of tea with mint gives us, there is the fresh taste it leaves in our mouths.”
“History shows that the deeper the recession, the sharper the recovery, and Mr. Obama was poised by take credit for the economy's natural recuperative powers.”
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