reclining


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re·cline

 (rĭ-klīn′)
v. re·clined, re·clin·ing, re·clines
v.intr.
1. To lean back or lie down on one's back.
2. To be adjustable so that the occupant may recline rather than sit up: a seat that reclines.
v.tr.
To cause to recline.

[Middle English reclinen, from Old French recliner, from Latin reclīnāre : re-, re- + -clīnāre, to bend; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

rec′li·na′tion (rĕk′lə-nā′shən) n.

reclining

(rɪˈklaɪnɪŋ)
adj
capable of being lowered in order to be more comfortable to sit inleaning or lying back in a resting position
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reclining - the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining positionreclining - the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Translations
sklápěcí
tilbagelænet
joustavalla selkänojalla varustettu
pomični
リクライニング式の
여러 각도로 눕힐 수 있는
minskande
เอกเขนก
có thể ngửa ra sau

reclining

[rɪˈklaɪnɪŋ]
A. ADJ [seat] → reclinable; [figure, statue] → yacente
B. CPD reclining chair Nsillón m reclinable (Med) → silla f de extensión

reclining

[rɪˈklaɪnɪŋ] adj
[chair, back] → inclinable
(ART) [figure, nude] → allongé(e)reclining seat nsiège m inclinable

reclining

[rɪˈklaɪnɪŋ] adj (seat) → reclinabile, ribaltabile

reclining

مُسْتَلْقٍ sklápěcí tilbagelænet verstellbar επικλινής reclinable joustavalla selkänojalla varustettu inclinable pomični reclinabile リクライニング式の 여러 각도로 눕힐 수 있는 achteruitleunend kan lenes tilbake odzyskiwany reclinável откидывающийся minskande เอกเขนก yaslanır có thể ngửa ra sau 躺卧式

reclining

a. recostado-a, inclinado-a.

reclining

adj reclinable
References in classic literature ?
While the two were reclining in their chamber, Venus wishing to discover if the Cat in her change of shape had also altered her habits of life, let down a mouse in the middle of the room.
Quickness was ready at the call, and the two figures passed lightly along by the Meleager, towards the hall where the reclining Ariadne, then called the Cleopatra, lies in the marble voluptuousness of her beauty, the drapery folding around her with a petal-like ease and tenderness.
Lady Montbarry, rising on the sofa for the first time, watched her with undisguised scrutiny as she crossed the room--then sank back into a reclining position once more.
This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamplght gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamplight gloating o'er, She shall press, ah, nevermore!
This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamp-light gloating o'er She shall press, ah, nevermore!
He found him reclining in an armchair, still in the same unbuttoned overcoat.
To have seen them reclining beneath the shadows of one of the beautiful groves; the ground about them strewn with freshly gathered buds and blossoms, employed in weaving chaplets and necklaces, one would have thought that all the train of Flora had gathered together to keep a festival in honour of their mistress.
D'Urberville rose and came nearer, reclining sideways amid the sheaves, and resting upon his elbow.
Alec fiercely started up from his reclining position.
Robert was out there under the shed, reclining in the shade against the sloping keel of the overturned boat.
Battery powered bathlift with reclining back (reclining bathlift); lot 3.
28 (ANI): British Airways has announced that their new airplanes will not have reclining seats for passengers.