noun, plural recoveries.
an act of recovering.
the regaining of or possibility of regaining something lost or taken away.
restoration or return to health from sickness.
restoration or return to any former and better state or condition.
time required for recovering.
something that is gained in recovering.
an improvement in the economy marking the end of a recession or decline.
the regaining of substances in usable form, as from refuse material or waste products.
Law. the obtaining of right to something by verdict or judgment of a court of law.
Football. an act or instance of recovering a fumble.
Fencing. the movement to the position of guard after a lunge.
Rowing. a return to a former position for making the next stroke.
noun (pl) -eries
the act or process of recovering, esp from sickness, a shock, or a setback; recuperation
restoration to a former or better condition
the regaining of something lost
the extraction of useful substances from waste
the recovery of a space capsule after a space flight
the obtaining of a right, etc, by the judgment of a court
(in the US) the final judgment or verdict in a case
(fencing) a return to the position of guard after making an attack
(swimming, rowing) the action of bringing the arm, oar, etc, forward for another stroke
(golf) a stroke played from the rough or a bunker to the fairway or green
noun 1. a room near the operating or delivery room of a hospital, equipped with specific apparatus and staffed by specially trained personnel for emergencies, used for the recovery from anesthesia of a postoperative or obstetrical patient before being brought to a hospital room or ward. recovery room re·cov·er·y room (rĭ-kŭv’ə-rē) n. A hospital room […]
- Recovery stock
noun 1. (stock exchange) a security that has fallen in price but is believed to have the ability to recover
- Recovery time
noun the time required for something to resume its former or normal condition or state