What does groove mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. groove, channel(noun)

    a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

  2. rut, groove(noun)

    a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

    "they fell into a conversational rut"

  3. groove, vallecula(verb)

    (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

  4. groove(verb)

    make a groove in, or provide with a groove

    "groove a vinyl record"

  5. furrow, rut, groove(verb)

    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

    "furrow soil"

Wiktionary

  1. groove(Noun)

    A long, narrow channel or depression; e.g., such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression.

  2. groove(Noun)

    A fixed routine

  3. groove(Noun)

    The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit

  4. groove(Noun)

    A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm

  5. groove(Verb)

    To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.

  6. groove(Verb)

    To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.

    I was just starting to groove to the band, when we had to leave.

  7. Origin: From groof, grofe, from *, from grōbō, from ghrebh-. Cognate with groef, groeve, Grube, grov, grafan. More at grave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Groove(noun)

    a furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn path; a rut

  2. Groove(noun)

    hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs; fixed routine

  3. Groove(noun)

    a shaft or excavation

  4. Groove(verb)

    to cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow

  5. Origin: [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See Grove.]

Freebase

  1. Groove

    Groove is a film that portrays one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene. Through a single email, the word spreads that a huge rave is going to take place in an abandoned warehouse. John Digweed has a cameo as himself and also contributed to the soundtrack with Nick Muir, under their production alias Bedrock.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Groove

    grōōv, n. a furrow, or long hollow, such as is cut with a tool.—v.t. to grave or cut a groove or furrow in. [Prob. Dut. groef, groeve, a furrow; cog. with Ger. grube, a pit, Ice. gróf, Eng. grave.]

Editors Contribution

  1. groove

    A slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component or other component to fit.

    The machine screw on the injection mold fit into the groove so the tool could move easily. The groove on the mop head allowed for the mop handle to fit in and twist into place.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 30, 2015  
  2. groove

    A specific design or shape in a piece of furniture, flooring, material or type of wood to enable another piece to fit accurately into a space so it fits together.

    Some people buy a type of tongue and groove wood or laminate flooring.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 31, 2016  

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Anagrams for groove »

  1. go over, overgo

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of groove in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of groove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of groove in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Leary:

    You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

  2. Christine Lavin:

    There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.

  3. Van Rooyen:

    The mindset was just keep going, you sometimes get in a groove as a golfer where things just happen and you hit great shots and great putts and that's what happened.

  4. Loren Ruch:

    We have tears of joy in almost every episode, honestly, we think this show will appeal to anyone who has ever felt the need to get their 'groove' back in their life.

  5. Bob Baffert:

    Down the backside he was in a groove, he’s a great horse, I knew he was going to do it. I just feel like I have a very special horse, he’s the one that won. It wasn’t me.

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