Associations to the word «Recovery»


RECOVERY, noun. The act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost.
RECOVERY, noun. A return to normal health.
RECOVERY, noun. A return to former status or position.
RECOVERY, noun. The act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.
RECOVERY, noun. The act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack, in fencing, sparring, etc.
RECOVERY, noun. Renewed growth after a slump (economy).
RECOVERY BOILER, noun. A boiler for recovering the sodium hydroxide and sodium sulfide used in a chemical wood pulping process.
RECOVERY BOILER, noun. Short for heat recovery boiler, a boiler used to recover heat from a hot process stream, such as flue gas from a gas turbine.
RECOVERY CD, noun. A CD-ROM included with many PCs, containing a complete copy of the default hard drive contents, which allows the end user to quickly and easily restore their system to its factory state.
RECOVERY CDS, noun. Plural of recovery CD
RECOVERY POSITION, noun. The position, which helpers will typically put an unconscious person into, of lying on the floor three-quarters prone, on one's side; this position maximises the likelihood of the person's airway remaining open.
RECOVERY POSITIONS, noun. Plural of recovery position
RECOVERY TIME OBJECTIVE, noun. The amount of time within which a business process must be restored after a disruption in order to avoid unacceptable consequences.
RECOVERY TRUCK, noun. A tow truck.

Dictionary definition

RECOVERY, noun. Return to an original state; "the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid".
RECOVERY, noun. Gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury.
RECOVERY, noun. The act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost).

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