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recovery (s) (noun), recoveries (pl)
This entry is located in the following unit: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 12)
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archaeological recovery, archeological recovery (s) (noun); archaeological recoveries, archeological recoveries (pl)
The act or process of obtaining artifacts from a site for the purpose of deriving archaeological data.
This entry is located in the following units: archaeo-, archeo-, archae-, arche-, archa-, archi-, -arch (page 2) cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 2) logo-, log-, -logia, -logic, -logical, -logism, -logician, -logian, -logue (page 1)
enhanced recovery (s) (noun), enhanced recoveries (pl)
An enhanced process that involves the injection of water, steam, gases, or chemicals into underground oil reservoirs to cause the oil to flow towards producing wells, permitting more recovery than would have been possible from natural pressure or primary and secondary recovery methods.
The hypothetical return of the earth to a spheroid (spherical) form or shape after it has been distorted.
vapor recovery (s) (noun), vapor recoveries (pl)
The process of capturing chemical fumes; especially, for the purpose of reducing pollution: "Attempts at vapor recovery is being made with the gasoline vapor that is generated by the fueling of vehicles at gas stations."
vapor recovery nozzle (s) (noun), vapor recovery nozzles (pl)
A special gas pump spout that reduces the release of gasoline fumes into the air when vehicles are being refueled at a gas station.
waste heat recovery (s) (noun), waste heat recoveries (pl)
Any system or process that actively captures warmth which would otherwise be discharged into the environment, so that it can be used for other purposes: The use of the heat from exhaust gases to heat water is an example of waste heat recovery.
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bail recovery agent
Someone who works to take into custody a fugitive or someone who has jumped bail by fleeing the jurisdiction before a trial takes place.
A person who seeks to recover the amount of bail from a fugitive fleeing from justice.