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recess

 [re´ses, re-ses´]
a small, empty space or cavity.
epitympanic recess a small upper space of the middle ear, containing the head of the malleus and the body of the incus. Called also attic and epitympanum.

re·cess

(rē'ses), [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA]
[L. recessus]

re·cess

(rē'ses) [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA] .
[L. recessus]

re·cess

(rē'ses) [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
[L. recessus]
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Recessed lighting is undeniably one of the most attractive lighting options available.
Another benefit of a recessed enclosure is it allows space for the plug-in boards to be fully enclosed.
A knowledgeable lighting salesperson will help you choose the right combination of recessed light housings, trims and lamps and help figure out the ideal locations on the ceiling.
SweepZone Technology Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems with recessed tanks are available in four sizes: 1-gallon capacity (Model# S150R); 3-gallon capacity (Model# S310R); 3-1/2-gallon capacity (Model# S360R); and 6-gallon capacity (Model# S650R).
However, the recessed design has captured the largest share of market.
the Senate recessed; or (3) a nomination was rejected within 30 days of
ANKARA, Oct 26, 2009 (TUR) -- National Education Ministry recessed all education institutions across Turkey on October 30.
Recessed, semi-recessed, semisurface mounted and pendant versions are available and can be equipped with metal halide and compact fluorescent lamps.
To make recessed butt joints, put blocks between the studs or joists.
On November 16, 2007, the Senate Majority Leader announced that the Senate would "be coming in for pro forma sessions during the Thanksgiving holiday to prevent recess appointments." (21) The Senate recessed later that day and pro forma meetings (22) were convened on November 20, 23, 27, and 29, with no business conducted.
The design has a very shallow recessed downlighter which uses the new Micro Lynx-F lamp from Sylvania.