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Definition of "recessed" []

  • (of a door, window, etc) set into the surrounding wall (adjective)
  • Set back; located in a hole, space, or opening. (adjective)

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  • Withdrawn; secluded (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of recess. (verb)

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Use "recessed" in a sentence
  • "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"