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re·cum·bent

 (rĭ-kŭm′bənt)
adj.
1. Lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest; reclining.
2. Resting; idle.
3. Biology Resting on the surface from which it arises. Used of an organ or other structure.
n.
A recumbent bicycle.

[Latin recumbēns, recumbent-, present participle of recumbere, to lie down : re-, re- + cumbere, to lie.]

re·cum′bence, re·cum′ben·cy n.
re·cum′bent·ly adv.

recumbent

(rɪˈkʌmbənt)
adj
1. lying down; reclining
2. (Biology) (of a part or organ) leaning or resting against another organ or the ground: a recumbent stem.
3. (Geological Science) (of a fold in a rock formation) in which the axial plane is nearly horizontal
[C17: from Latin recumbere to lie back, from re- + cumbere to lie]
reˈcumbence, reˈcumbency n
reˈcumbently adv

re•cum•bent

(rɪˈkʌm bənt)

adj.
1. lying down; reclining; leaning.
2. inactive; idle.
3. Zool., Bot. noting a part that leans or reposes upon its surface of origin.
[1765–75; < Latin recumbent- (s. of recumbēns), present participle of recumbere to lie down]
re•cum′ben•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recumbent - lying downrecumbent - lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
unerect - not upright in position or posture

recumbent

adjective lying down, lying, resting, flat, leaning, prone, horizontal, stretched out, reclining, prostrate, supine, flat on your back He stared down at his sister's recumbent form.

recumbent

adjective
Translations
مُسْتَلْقٍ، مُضْطَجِع
ležící
liggende
liegendLiegerad
makaavanojapyörä
fekvõ
liggjandi út af
gulintisgulsčias
guļošsguļus
ležiaci
liggcykel
boylu boyunca uzanmış

recumbent

[rɪˈkʌmbənt] ADJ [figure, statue] → yacente; [person] → recostado, acostado

recumbent

[rɪˈkʌmbənt]
adjétendu(e), allongé(e)

recumbent

adj (form)ruhend attr, → liegend attr; recumbent figure (Art) → liegende Figur, Liegende(r) mf; recumbent bicycleLiegefahrrad nt; to be recumbentliegen

recumbent

[rɪˈkʌmbənt] adj (frm) → giacente

recumbent

(rəˈkambənt) adjective
lying down.

re·cum·bent

a. yacente, acostado-a, recostado-a, reclinado-a, recumbente; acostado-a de espalda
___ positionposición ___.

recumbent

adj (form) decúbito (form, inv), acostado
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Looking to the future of the business, Baxter said he looks for Go-Bent to become known as the hub for recumbents and Powered Parachutes in the area.
A new category for recumbents has been added this year.
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