Definition of recuperation in English:


Line breaks: re|cu¦per|ation
Pronunciation: /rɪkuːpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 1Recovery from illness or exertion: the human body has amazing powers of recuperation
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    • Of specific interest is the essence of that experience as women await or are faced with surgical intervention and the ensuing recovery, recuperation, and rehabilitation.
    • For as long as people have been writing and talking about the city, Bath has been synonymous with recuperation and the famous powers of its waters.
    • The trust will also have exemptions in place in cases where the hospital has asked relatives to play an active role in the patient's recuperation or rehabilitation.
  • 2The recovery or regaining of something: the recuperation of the avant-garde for art
  • 2.1The action of a recuperator in imparting heat to incoming air or gaseous fuel from hot waste gases: further energy saving has been achieved by heat recuperation

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