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Meaning of RECLINING

Pronunciation:  rikl'Ining

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  2. [adj]  lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
 

RECLINING is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: accumbent, decumbent, recumbent, unerect
 
 See Also: motility, motion, move, movement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*clin"ing\, a. (Bot.)
(a) Bending or curving gradually back from the perpendicular.
(b) Recumbent.

{Reclining dial}, a dial whose plane is inclined to the
   vertical line through its center. --Davies & Peck (Math.
   Dict.).

 

 

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