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groove

 (gro͞ov)
n.
1. A long narrow furrow or channel.
2. The spiral track cut into a phonograph record for the stylus to follow.
3. Slang A settled routine: got into the groove of a nine-to-five job.
4. Slang A situation or an activity that one enjoys or to which one is especially well suited: found his groove playing bass in a trio.
5. Slang A very pleasurable experience.
v. grooved, groov·ing, grooves
v.tr.
1. To cut a groove or grooves in.
2. Baseball To throw (a pitch) over the middle of home plate, where it is likely to be hit.
v.intr. Slang
1.
a. To take great pleasure or satisfaction; enjoy oneself: just sitting around, grooving on the music.
b. To be affected with pleasurable excitement.
2. To react or interact harmoniously.
Idiom:
in the groove Slang
Performing exceptionally well.

[Middle English groof, mining shaft, probably from Middle Dutch groeve, ditch; see ghrebh- in Indo-European roots.]

groove

(ɡruːv)
n
1. (Building) a long narrow channel or furrow, esp one cut into wood by a tool
2. (Electrical Engineering) the spiral channel, usually V-shaped, in a gramophone record. See also microgroove
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) one of the spiral cuts in the bore of a gun
4. (Anatomy) anatomy any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part; sulcus
5. (Mountaineering) mountaineering a shallow fissure in a rock face or between two rock faces, forming an angle of more than 120°
6. a settled existence, routine, etc, to which one is suited or accustomed, esp one from which it is difficult to escape
7. slang an experience, event, etc, that is groovy
8. (Jazz) jazz playing well and apparently effortlessly, with a good beat, etc
9. US fashionable
vb
10. (tr) to form or cut a groove in
11. (intr) old-fashioned slang to enjoy oneself or feel in rapport with one's surroundings
12. (Jazz) (intr) jazz to play well, with a good beat, etc
[C15: from obsolete Dutch groeve, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German gruoba pit, Old Norse grof]
ˈgrooveless adj
ˈgrooveˌlike adj

groove

(gruv)

n., v. grooved, groov•ing. n.
1. a long, narrow cut or indentation in a surface.
2. a track or channel of a phonograph record for the needle or stylus.
3. a fixed routine: to get into a groove.
4. the furrow at the bottom of a piece of type.
5. Slang. an enjoyable time or experience.
v.t.
6. to cut a groove in; furrow.
v.i.
7. Slang.
a. to take great pleasure; enjoy oneself in a relaxed way: grooving on the music.
b. to interact well; feel a rapport.
8. to fix in a groove.
[1350–1400; Middle English grofe, groof mining shaft, probably < early Dutch groeve ditch, c. Old High German gruoba, Old Norse grōf, Gothic groba; akin to grave1]
groove′like`, adj.
groov′er, n.

groove


Past participle: grooved
Gerund: grooving

Imperative
groove
groove
Present
I groove
you groove
he/she/it grooves
we groove
you groove
they groove
Preterite
I grooved
you grooved
he/she/it grooved
we grooved
you grooved
they grooved
Present Continuous
I am grooving
you are grooving
he/she/it is grooving
we are grooving
you are grooving
they are grooving
Present Perfect
I have grooved
you have grooved
he/she/it has grooved
we have grooved
you have grooved
they have grooved
Past Continuous
I was grooving
you were grooving
he/she/it was grooving
we were grooving
you were grooving
they were grooving
Past Perfect
I had grooved
you had grooved
he/she/it had grooved
we had grooved
you had grooved
they had grooved
Future
I will groove
you will groove
he/she/it will groove
we will groove
you will groove
they will groove
Future Perfect
I will have grooved
you will have grooved
he/she/it will have grooved
we will have grooved
you will have grooved
they will have grooved
Future Continuous
I will be grooving
you will be grooving
he/she/it will be grooving
we will be grooving
you will be grooving
they will be grooving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grooving
you have been grooving
he/she/it has been grooving
we have been grooving
you have been grooving
they have been grooving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grooving
you will have been grooving
he/she/it will have been grooving
we will have been grooving
you will have been grooving
they will have been grooving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grooving
you had been grooving
he/she/it had been grooving
we had been grooving
you had been grooving
they had been grooving
Conditional
I would groove
you would groove
he/she/it would groove
we would groove
you would groove
they would groove
Past Conditional
I would have grooved
you would have grooved
he/she/it would have grooved
we would have grooved
you would have grooved
they would have grooved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groove - 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)groove - 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)
dado - a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
fluting, flute - a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
quirk - a narrow groove beside a beading
rabbet, rebate - a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
track - a groove on a phonograph recording
rut - a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
imprint, impression, depression - a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
stria, striation - any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
washout - the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water; "it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road"
2.groove - a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
modus operandi, routine - an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
3.groove - (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
costal groove - groove between the ribs where the nerves and blood vessels are
fissure - (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Verb1.groove - make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl record"
dado - cut a dado into or fit into a dado
mill - produce a ridge around the edge of; "mill a coin"
incise - make an incision into by carving or cutting
2.groove - hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
cut into, delve, dig, turn over - turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"

groove

noun indentation, cut, hollow, score, channel, trench, rebate, flute, gutter, trough, furrow, rut Grooves were made in the shelf to accommodate the back panel.

groove

noun
Slang. A habitual, laborious, often tiresome course of action:
Informal: grind.
phrasal verb
groove on
Slang. To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively:
adore, delight (in), dote on (or upon), love.
Slang: eat up.
Translations
أخْدود أو حَز في أسطوانه
drážkarýha
furerille
gróp, rák, skora
įpjovarievėrievėtassu grioveliais
rieva
drážka
brazdautorzarezažlebič

groove

[gruːv]
A. N
1. (in wood, metal etc) → ranura f, estría f; [of record] → surco m
to be (stuck) in a grooveestar metido en una rutina
2. to be in the grooveestar en forma
3. (Mus) (= rhythm) → ritmo m
B. VT (= put groove in) → estriar, acanalar
C. VI (= dance) → bailar

groove

[ˈgruːv] n
(in joinery)rainure f
(in record)sillon m
(= rhythm) → groove m

groove

nRille f; (in rock also) → Rinne f, → Furche f; (in face) → Furche f; (fig)altes Gleis; to get into the groove (inf)in Fahrt kommen; he’s (stuck) in a groove (inf)er kommt aus seinem alten Trott nicht heraus
vtRillen machen in (+acc), → rillen; (water) stoneaushöhlen, Rinnen or Furchen machen in (+acc); facefurchen
vi (dated sl)einen losmachen (dated sl); to groove to the musicmit der Musik mitgehen

groove

[gruːv] n (in wood, metal) → solco, scanalatura; (of record) → solco

groove

(gruːv) noun
a long, narrow cut made in a surface. the groove in a record.
grooved adjective
grooved edges.

groove

n. surco, ranura;
bicipital ______ bicipital;
costal ______ costal.
References in classic literature ?
It resembled that perpendicular seam sometimes made in the straight, lofty trunk of a great tree, when the upper lightning tearingly darts down it, and without wrenching a single twig, peels and grooves out the bark from top to bottom, ere running off into the soil, leaving the tree still greenly alive, but branded.
With a grating rush, the three lines flew round the loggerheads with such a force as to gouge deep grooves in them; while so fearful were the harpooneers that this rapid sounding would soon exhaust the lines, that using all their dexterous might, they caught repeated smoking turns with the rope to hold on; till at last --owing to the perpendicular strain from the lead-lined chocks of the boats, whence the three ropes went straight down into the blue --the gunwales of the bows were almost even with the water, while the three sterns tilted high in the air.
The strokes of the bare feet had worn grooves inches deep in the stone flags; it had taken many generations of swinging children to accomplish that.
He carried in his coat pocket a shallow box with grooves in it, and in the grooves strips of glass five inches long and three inches wide.
All ability runs in grooves; and your groove remains to be found.
Hike out the foot- boards; they slide in them grooves," said Dan.
And I hadn't the courage, or the energy, or whatever it is that takes people out of grooves.
The plates succeeded each other swiftly and noiselessly in front of her, and the table was decked for dessert, and as the talk murmured on in familiar grooves, she sat there, rather like a judge, listening to her parents, who did, indeed, feel it very pleasant when they made her laugh.
The man held up his right arm, the shirt and undershirt ripped to shreds, and red parallel grooves, slightly clotted with blood, showing where the claws had broken the skin.
The Japanese thought with the same thought-symbols as did the Chinese, and they thought in the same peculiar grooves.
When he tried to pull it completely out from the grooves in which it ran, it resisted him.
It fitted into the thickness of the partition wall, and worked in grooves.