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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Being in a state of rest. Also: Lying down.

Usage examples (36)
  • During her convalescence, she was mostly in a recumbent state.
  • Three major characters are shown in recumbent positions.
  • Aberdeen type, which is similar to the last, but has a 'recumbent' stone between two of the uprights of its outer circle.
  • Of thirty circles known near Aberdeen twenty-six still possess the 'recumbent' stone, and in others it may originally have existed. for more
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