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recuperate from (someone or something)

1. To return to good health after some illness or injury. Often used in the continuous tense to indicate an ongoing recovery. My brother is still recuperating from malaria after coming back from his trip to Kenya. I'm still recuperating from a broken ankle, so I'm afraid I won't be coming on the ski trip in December.
2. To return to stable or composed position, status, or mindset after some difficult, troublesome, or threatening situation. Things are better on the whole, but many businesses haven't yet recuperated from the economic crisis. It will take me a day or two to recuperate from that visit from my in-laws.
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recuperate from something

to recover from something; to be cured or to heal after something. I hope that you recuperate from your illness soon. Has she recuperated from her surgery yet?
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But this system can be normally used in every application where exact measurement of recuperative current is necessity.
The recuperative air burner system incorporates a 48-inch (122 cm) section of stainless steel, double-walled chimney pipe located above the damper and below the roof.
It also said that 50 mineral hot water sources are being currently used in four recuperative stations and 46 recuperative mineral baths in addition to 45 thalassotherapy centers.
The figure was higher than the average across West Yorkshire, where 574 out of 5,844 officers - roughly one in 10 - were on restricted or recuperative duties last year.
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The design of the roasting test facility allows a comparison of the open air system with a classical main burner and afterburner versus a recuperative or regenerative air system with one burner only, or a comparison between combined systems such as the regenerative air system with a heat exchanger.
Since even at a low adiabatic temperature rise the converter temperature can be high in the recuperative converter the expansion of the gas with temperature has to be accounted for.
"Katie and her dog, Chaos, while on recuperative duties, are both assisting with elements of our dog training programme."
Having in mind this problem and increasing requirements for the utilization of driving fuels in cableway skidding in forest management, Technical University in Zvolen is conducting fundamental research into energy-saving recuperative cableways using a hybrid propulsion system.
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To the Editor: The spirited exchange of views in the May Letters column regarding the technology employed in designing the Wilson Turbopower recuperative heat exchangers demonstrates once again the unique value of this column as an engineering forum.
The charity brings groups of children from the heavily contaminated regions of Belarus for month long recuperative holidays.
The project's main goals are to assist with those who need special medical treatment, help send medical and humanitarian aid to various hospitals and orphanages in affected regions of Belarus, Ukraine and western Russia, as well as bring to the UK some children whose health has been severely affected by the nuclear disaster for recuperative holidays.
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Because the amount of energy required to heat metal to a molten state can be high and costly, recuperative systems often are used to avoid wasted energy.