• (British) IPA: /ɡɹuːv/
  • (America) IPA: /ɡɹuv/

groove (plural grooves)

  1. 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.
  2. A fixed routine.
    • J. Morley
      The gregarious trifling of life in the social groove.
  3. The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit.
  4. A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm.
  5. (mining) A shaft or excavation.
Translations Translations
  • French: routine
  • German: gewöhnlicher Gang, üblicher Ablauf, übliche Routine, fester Rhythmus, eingefahrenen Gleise
  • Italian: routine, tran-tran
  • Portuguese: rotina
  • Russian: рути́на
  • Spanish: rutina, hábito
  • French: groove
  • German: Groove
  • Italian: groove
  • Portuguese: groove
  • Spanish: tonadilla
Translations Verb

groove (grooves, present participle grooving; past and past participle grooved)

  1. (transitive) To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
  2. (intransitive) To perform, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.
    I was just starting to groove to the band when we had to leave.
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