Rec`li*na"tion(rk`l*n"shn), n. [Cf. F. rclinaison.] 1. The act of leaning or reclining, or the state of being reclined.
(Dialing) The angle which the plane of the dial makes with a vertical plane which it intersects in a horizontal line.
Brande & C.
(Surg.) The act or process of removing a cataract, by applying the needle to its anterior surface, and depressing it into the vitreous humor in such a way that the front surface of the cataract becomes the upper one and its back surface the lower one.
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