What does groove mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. groove, channelnoun

    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, groovenoun

    a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

    "they fell into a conversational rut"

  3. groove, valleculaverb

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

  4. grooveverb

    make a groove in, or provide with a groove

    "groove a vinyl record"

  5. furrow, rut, grooveverb

    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

    "furrow soil"

Wiktionary

  1. groovenoun

    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.

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

  2. groovenoun

    A fixed routine

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

  3. groovenoun

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

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

  4. groovenoun

    A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm

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

  5. grooveverb

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

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

  6. grooveverb

    To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Groovenoun

    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

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

  2. Groovenoun

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

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

  3. Groovenoun

    a shaft or excavation

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

  4. Grooveverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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. Naomi Osaka:

    I thought I played really well despite the fact that we only played one set, i'm just happy that it was my first match in a while and I was able to get in the groove of things quickly.

  2. Kenneth Angielczyk:

    Euchambersia has very distinct, large pits on the side of its face that connect to grooves on the canine teeth via a groove above the tooth row, this combination of features in Euchambersia has been used to hypothesize that it may have been venomous, although again we can't be completely certain of this. The groove in Ichibengops shows some similarities to that in Euchambersia, and because they are fairly closely related, we suggested that something similar may have been going on in Ichibengops.

  3. Ry Cooder:

    Having my son on drums has made a huge difference. I can't stress this strongly enough, in terms of the groove space and style that Joachim gave me to instinctively play what I felt in a more free way, rather than feeling constricted. That's true on record and on stage.

  4. 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.

  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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