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Recess

In the practice of courts, a brief interval during which all business is suspended without an adjournment.

A recess in legislative practice is an interval of time between sessions of the same continuous body, as opposed to the period between the final adjournment of one legislative body and the convening of another at the next regular session.

recess

n. a break in a trial or other court proceedings or a legislative session until a date and time certain. Recess is not to be confused with "adjournment" which winds up the proceedings.

recess

noun break, cessation, halt, hiatus, interim, intermission, interruption, interval, intervening peeiod, lull, pause, repose, respite, rest, spell, stop, stoppage, time out, vacation, withdrawal

recess

verb adjourn, break, break up, dissolve, halt, hesitate, intermit, interrupt, lay off, pause, postpone, relax, rest, retire, stop, suspend, take a recess, take a rest, take time out, vacation, withdraw
Associated concepts: recess the court
See also: abeyance, absence, adjourn, adjournment, break, cloture, continue, defer, discontinuance, discontinue, extension, furlough, halt, hiatus, holiday, interruption, interval, lapse, leave, lull, moratorium, pause, pendency, remission, respite, rest
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Another benefit of a recessed enclosure is it allows space for the plug-in boards to be fully enclosed.
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In 1792, the first Attorney General, Edmund Randolph, responded to an inquiry from Thomas Jefferson, then serving as Secretary of Foreign Affairs, as to whether a recess appointment could be made to the position of Chief Coiner of the Mint, a newly created position for which no nomination had been made before the Senate recessed.
Skidmore Owen and Merrill's 1983 National Commercial Bank in Jedda was the firs to break the standard mould, creating a series of recessed and shaded hanging gardens alternating on different sides of a triangular block in a spiral configuration.
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The primary model is Charles Correa's mould-breaking 1980 Kanchanjunga apartments tower in Bombay, with its double-floor recessed hanging gardens and full-width apartments, designed to maximise both views and natural cross-ventilation.
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