groove (plural grooves)
- 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 gregarious trifling of life in the social groove.
- The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit.
- A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm.
- (mining) A shaft or excavation.
- French: rainure, sillon
- German: Rille, Nut
- Italian: scanalatura, incavo, solco, canale, galleria, pozzo
- Portuguese: ranhura, sulco
- Russian: желобо́к
- Spanish: ranura, acanaladura, canal, estría, hendidura, surco
- French: routine
- German: gewöhnlicher Gang, üblicher Ablauf, übliche Routine, fester Rhythmus, eingefahrenen Gleise
- Italian: routine, tran-tran
- Portuguese: rotina
- Russian: рути́на
- Spanish: rutina, hábito
- German: Schacht, Ausschachtung
groove (grooves, present participle grooving; past and past participle grooved)
- (transitive) To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
- (intransitive) To perform, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.
- I was just starting to groove to the band when we had to leave.
- German: grooven