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)
noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
- they fell into a conversational rut
noun (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
verb make a groove in, or provide with a groove
verb hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
; akin to E. grove
. See Grove
- 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.
- Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs; fixed routine.
The gregarious trifling of life in the social groove.
- See Grove. (Mining) A shaft or excavation. Prov. Eng.
Groove transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Grooved ; present participle & verbal noun Groving
- To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
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