Definition of 'groove'
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The lessons from his childhood carved deep grooves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Getting back into the racing groove after his long absence had proved harder work than expected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They just got stuck in a deep groove and couldn't get out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fine lines become deep grooves; muscles lose their tone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some churches intentionally settle into one particular musical groove, one that fits their ministry niche. Christianity Today (2000)Also, it takes time for a scrum half to settle into his rhythm and groove. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But this three-part series still finds its groove. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The white paste simply fills out lines on the face, so the grooves are no longer visible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I also had deep grooves running from my nose past the corner of my mouth. The Sun (2013)Her high cheekbones will keep her looking fresh-faced but deep grooves will emerge on the sides of her mouth. The Sun (2010)HOW long should an experienced striker take to find his groove when he moves from one elite league to another? Times, Sunday Times (2015)I'd written too long in the one groove about relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'd say the beat and the groove are the main elements. The Sun (2008)To make an impressive cap, run your thumb around the inside edge of the soufflé, making a deep groove. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plastic boards may seem like a bargain, but the grooves caused by cutting can collect moisture, resulting in fungal growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Given this kind of forum to indulge their tastes, people find their personal groove and use myriad tags to find like-minded individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'groove'
British English: groove NOUN
A groove is a deep line cut into a surface.
Their wheels left grooves in the ground.
Definition of groove from the Collins English Dictionary
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