recovery has definitions from the field of biology
1
[ noun ] return to an original state

Examples

"the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid"

Used in print

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Three weeks later following his recovery , armed with a writ issued by the Catskill justice on affidavits prepared by the district_attorney , Cook and Russell rode to arrest Martinez .

Related terms

improvement recover

2
[ noun ] (biology) gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

Used in print

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

As the first collective confrontation of the Nazi outrage , the Trial of Eichmann represents a recovery of the Jews from the shock of the death camps , a recovery that took fifteen years and which is still by_no_means complete ( though let no one believe that it could be hastened by silence ) .

As the first collective confrontation of the Nazi outrage , the Trial of Eichmann represents a recovery of the Jews from the shock of the death camps , a recovery that took fifteen years and which is still by_no_means complete ( though let no one believe that it could be hastened by silence ) .

Related terms

healing rally lysis recuperate

3
[ noun ] the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

Synonyms

retrieval

Used in print

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Because negative pressure dialysis gave better recovery of proteins , permitted detection of proteins concentrated from very dilute solutions and was a gentler procedure , it was used in all but the earliest experiments .

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