Business / Machine Shop / Recess: An internal groove. See undercut.

Other Words for Recess

Recess Noun Synonyms: alcove, niche, nook, cranny, bay, hollow
Recess Adjective Synonyms: respite, rest, interlude, time off, break, intermission, breather, breathing-spell, pause, holiday, vacation


Business / Finance / Recession: A temporary downturn in economic activity, usually indicated by two consecutive quarters of a falling GDP. MORE

Precession Of The Equinoxes

Science / Astrology / Precession Of The Equinoxes: The gradual westward shift (about 50' each year) of the equinoctial points along the ecliptic due to the ecliptic due to the rotational movement of the poles of Earth's axis. This phenomena creates an MORE


Science / Astrology / Precession: The circular motion of Earth's axis around the pole of the ecliptic, caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon on the bulging part of the equator. One complete revolution takes approximatel MORE

Recessive Gene

Science / Genetics / Recessive Gene: A gene which will be expressed only if there are 2 identical copies or, for a male, if one copy is present on the x chromosome. MORE


Science / Biology / Recessive: Refers to an allele of a gene that is expressed when the dominant allele is not present. An allele expressed only in homozygous form, when the dominant allele is absent. MORE

Depth Micrometer

Business / Machine Shop / Depth Micrometer: A micrometer in which the spindle projects through a flat, accurately machined bar used to measure the depth of holes or recesses. MORE