Adjective(1) lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
(1) Our bikes put us in a prime position to fall on our shoulders (as recumbent riders never tire of pointing out).(2) It's a recumbent bike, the kind you sit on like you sit on a lounge chair, and as I'm riding I'm listening to music through my headphones.(3) When the patient is recumbent you should raise his head to about 45 degrees, if that is possible.(4) I say this sentence to myself over and over, I visualize it, and I realize that the attraction of the image lies in the life implied by the recumbent reader.(5) Her snapping grey eyes softened, and she stood beside the couch silently, looking at the recumbent girl with compassion.(6) Where there was an effigy, a recumbent figure showing the deceased dead or sleeping was most common.(7) The question was no sooner spoken than a groan came from the other side of the coffee table, echoed by the recumbent figure on the couch.(8) Gamboa recommends the recumbent bike for absolute beginners, while more seasoned athletes can use the machine of their choice.(9) Neither the Greeks nor the Romans memorialized their dead in the form of full-scale recumbent effigies.(10) The elderly couple stared up at the towering weathered granite, a huge monolith that lay across the desert country like a recumbent lion.(11) Most noticeably, a pair of frankly erotic paintings of recumbent female nudes crown the centre of the rooms.(12) The recumbent figure, whose sexual ambiguity is iconographically unique, is one of several figural types conveying the myth of Hermaphroditus.(13) To protect yourself, look for bikes with wider, flatter seats - or use a recumbent bike.(14) The couple, who are travelling on a tandem recumbent tricycle worth almost $10,000, are at the half-way mark of their journey which started at Queensland's Big Pineapple.(15) Cecil walked into the clinic, where he saw Herman sitting next to a recumbent Diana.(16) Treadmills, stationary bikes, recumbent bikes, stair steppers and elliptical machines: With all the choices of modern cardio equipment, you have to wonder which is the best fat burner.
1. lying ::
2. flat ::
3. horizontal ::
4. stretched out ::
7. prone ::
8. prostrate ::
9. supine ::
10. lying down ::
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