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.

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

  2. groove(Noun)

    A fixed routine

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

  3. groove(Noun)

    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. groove(Noun)

    A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm

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

  5. groove(Verb)

    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. groove(Verb)

    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. 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

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

  2. Groove(noun)

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

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

  3. Groove(noun)

    a shaft or excavation

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

  4. Groove(verb)

    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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  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. Rus Yusupov:

    Since Colin and I founded the company, we really set out to develop this network of live interactive shows on mobile phones, we've gotten our groove over the past two years and building out these building blocks. We believe that we can grow new audiences and get new types of players through the new formats.

  2. 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.

  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. Jamie Lynn Spears:

    Last year was a big year of just me on the road, promoting my EP and doing that, and I kind of got away from the writing, the creating music process, which for the first five years before that I was always tuned in to writing, and really being connected to the process of that, and when I went back in to write, it was kind of nerve-wracking. It’s so bizarre, whenever you come back in. It’s a vulnerable process, and it was kind of nerve-wracking, but I feel like I’m getting back in the groove of it.

  5. Canadian Milos Raonic:

    I was sort of just looking for another set of eyes to be a bit more efficient on grass, there is going to be the three weeks leading to Wimbledon that we are going to work and really put some attention to that and just find that groove, that efficiency.

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