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grooves, plural;
  1. Make a groove or grooves in
    • - deep lines grooved her face
  2. Dance or listen to popular or jazz music, esp. that with an insistent rhythm
    • - they were grooving to Motown
  3. Play such music in an accomplished and stylish manner
    • - the rhythm section grooves in the true Basie manner
  4. Enjoy oneself
    • - Harley relaxed and began to groove
  5. Pitch (a ball) in the center of the strike zone

  6. (in the context of other sports) Kick or throw (the ball) successfully; score (a goal) with stylish ease
    • - the San Diego kicker grooved the winning field goal
  1. A long, narrow cut or depression, esp. one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge

  2. A spiral track cut in a phonograph record, into which the stylus fits

  3. An indentation where two planes of rock meet at an angle of more than 120°

  4. An established routine or habit
    • - his thoughts were slipping into a familiar groove
  5. A rhythmic pattern in popular or jazz music
    • - the groove laid down by the drummer and bassist is tough and funky

  1. 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. make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl record"
  3. furrow: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
  4. rut: a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
  5. (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
  6. (grooved) established as if settled into a groove or rut
  7. Groove is the fifth studio album from Philippine Pop and R&B singer, Billy Crawford. The album was released to iTunes on May 1st, 2009. It will be made available in physical form in Summer/Fall 2009. The new album is a re-working of classic hits from the 70’s to the 80’s.
  8. Groove is the fourth studio album by Australian Indie pop, rock band Eurogliders, released in 1988. In early 1987, three long-term members, John Bennetts, Ron Francois and Amanda Vincent left the band. ...
  9. Groove is a movie released in the year 2000; it 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. ...
  10. In joinery, a groove is a slot or trench cut into a member which runs parallel to the grain. A groove is thus differentiated from a dado, which runs across the grain.
  11. In manufacturing or mechanical engineering a groove may be: # A canal cut in a hard material, usually metal. This canal can be round, oval or an arc in order to receive another component such as a boss, a tongue or a gasket. ...
  12. Groove is the sense of propulsive rhythmic "feel" or sense of "swing" created by the interaction of the music played by a band's rhythm section (drums, electric bass or double bass, guitar, and keyboards). Groove is a consideration in genres such as salsa, funk, rock music, fusion, and soul. ...
  13. 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; A fixed routine; The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit; A pronounced, ...
  14. (grooved) Having a long narrow furrow or channel.
  15. (Grooved) The channel routed in a line.
  16. (Grooved) (GROO-ved) -- Having furrows or ridges.
  17. (Grooved) Coil junctures are grooved. Varieties: Plain or Flattened.
  18. The grooves are the channels in a barrel that lie between the lands. Ideally, the diameter of a bullet should be the same or slightly smaller than the diameter of a circle that fits around the bottom of the grooves.
  19. (Grooves) The front and rear indentations or troughs between the boards and the spine.
  20. (grooves) Long narrow milled out areas along the sides of the blade to allow the blade to bypass the wards in the keyway.
  21. (Grooves) the space between two tread ribs of a tire
  22. (Grooves) Spiral cuts or impressions in the bore of a firearm which cause a bullet to spin as it moves through the barrel.
  23. (Grooves) Depressions in the periphery of a sheave or drum for positioning and supporting a rope
  24. (Grooves) A drum beat, a rhythm and also a feel.
  25. (Grooves) A rifled gun is so called on account of the spiral grooves which are cut into the surface of the bore and into which the soft metal projectile driving bands are forced during its travel down the bore.  See "Rifling" and "Twist" below.