Translation of recumbent in Spanish:

recumbent

recostado, adj.

Pronunciation /rəˈkəmbənt//rɪˈkʌmb(ə)nt/

adjective

formal, humorous

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    (posture/figure) recostado
    (posture/figure) reclinado
    (posture/figure) (in tombs) yacente literary
    • 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.
    • He laughed aloud in wonder, and smiled benevolently down at the recumbent figure in his lap.
    • Her snapping grey eyes softened, and she stood beside the couch silently, looking at the recumbent girl with compassion.
    • Cecil walked into the clinic, where he saw Herman sitting next to a recumbent Diana.
    • He leans over the recumbent form of his bandmate.
    • Confined within the window frame, this complex amalgam becomes an image of worldly flux contrasting sharply with the quiet immobility of the recumbent figure.
    • The recumbent figure, whose sexual ambiguity is iconographically unique, is one of several figural types conveying the myth of Hermaphroditus.
    • Variable quantities of gastric content normally reflux into the esophagus from time to time, more so when the stomach is filled and when the person is recumbent.
    • In several, the blonde-helmeted, recumbent figure turns as though to meet the viewer's gaze.
    • Rectal temperatures were obtained in recumbent patients; temperatures were recorded every two minutes until there had been no change for two minutes.
    • When the patient is recumbent you should raise his head to about 45 degrees, if that is possible.
    • The elderly couple stared up at the towering weathered granite, a huge monolith that lay across the desert country like a recumbent lion.
    • At top center is a woman in a camisole with a thought balloon above her head depicting a recumbent figure.
    • Most noticeably, a pair of frankly erotic paintings of recumbent female nudes crown the centre of the rooms.
    • And then, somehow, I ended up recumbent on the bed with Rafe on top of me, my arms around his neck.
    • Where there was an effigy, a recumbent figure showing the deceased dead or sleeping was most common.
    • While the figure represented recumbent as in death was frequently used on medieval tombs, the figure propped on an elbow as in life was frequently adopted by Renaissance and Baroque artists.
    • Neither the Greeks nor the Romans memorialized their dead in the form of full-scale recumbent effigies.
    • The recumbent effigies of souls at rest gave way to an upright statuary of men and women reflecting on their moral duties.
    • 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.