from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. set back; located in a hole, space, or opening.
- adj. withdrawn; secluded
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of recess.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a recess or recesses.
- adj. Withdrawn; secluded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling an alcove
- adj. having a sunken area
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They've already installed a programmable thermostat and replaced light bulbs used in recessed and overhead light fixtures with CFL bulbs.
For the last few weeks, I’ve been testing two: one is the equivalent of a PAR 30 60-watt halogen reflector lamp (the kind of lamp you see in recessed ceilings that is used to project light downwards) and the other is an LED version of a standard 40-watt light bulb.
Juno LED Downlight (aka recessed canned light) Review
Now that the Illinois House impeachment panel has kind of recessed for the weekend.
And fortunately, that part of my life has kind of recessed into the background a little bit.
The button is recessed, which is a bit awkward, especially if you’re holding the phone with one hand to use the camera.
The residence hosts a number of modern features, such as recessed lighting, central vacuum system and double glazing.
This includes the screen, which is "recessed" in the lid to allow room for the raised keys when closed.
SAN JOSE, CA -- Philips Lumileds today expanded its LUXEON® Rebel family of LEDs with nine new emitters designed specifically for illumination solutions such as recessed lighting, street lamps and retrofit bulbs.
But when the committee recessed to deliberate, we quickly fractured.