Meaning of “recess” - Learner’s Dictionary

recess

noun uk us /rɪˈses/
NOT WORKING [ C, U ]

a time in the day or in the year when a parliament or law court is not working:

The court is in recess for thirty minutes.
SCHOOL [ C, U ] US (UK break)

a period of free time between classes at school:

At recess the boys would fight.
WALL [ C ]

a part of a wall in a room that is further back than the rest of the wall

(Definition of “recess” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)