groove


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Groove \Groove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grooved; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Groving.]
   To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or
   grooves; to furrow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Groove \Groove\, n. [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See
   Grove.]
   1. 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.
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   2. Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs;
      fixed routine.
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            The gregarious trifling of life in the social
            groove.                               --J. Morley.
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   3. [See Grove.] (Mining) A shaft or excavation. [Prov.
      Eng.]
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