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groove

1. the spiral channel, usually V-shaped, in a gramophone record
2. Anatomy any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part; sulcus
3. Mountaineering a shallow fissure in a rock face or between two rock faces, forming an angle of more than 120?
4. in the groove Jazz playing well and apparently effortlessly, with a good beat, etc.

Groove

A continuous recess formed centrally along the edge of a timber board in order to accommodate a tongue.

groove

[grüv]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of depressions in the double helix of deoxyribonucleic acid that are believed to be sites occupied by nuclear proteins.
(design engineering)
A long, narrow channel in a surface.
(geology)
Glaciated marks of large size on rock.
(ordnance)
One of the spiral depressions in the rifling of a gun to impart a spinning motion to a projectile which stabilizes it in flight.

groove

A long narrow cut in the edge or face of a wood member; a groove across the grain is a dado; one parallel with the grain is a plow.
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4) in a study of military recruits, found palatal grooves in 8.
The percentages for PI and BI in teeth with the apical grooves were 100% for both parameters.
The machinery of each motor consists of two parts: a ring-shaped groove etched into a silicon surface, and a star-shaped, six-armed rotor fabricated from silicon dioxide that's placed on top of the circular groove.
The main benefit of the G75 routine is the ability to peck the groove and break a chip.
While a speed hump extends across the full width of a street, a speed lump is broken into sections, with grooves that align with the wheels of fire trucks, enabling them to sail gently over the slopes.
Finally, when the grooves meet, the ring snaps into the shaft groove (whose depth equals 1/2 the rings' radial wall) while still in the housing groove.
Helical grooves were introduced in the 1970s by Langecker and co-workers (10) and modeled by Grunschloss (11).
When the rain grooves start to widen on these shingles, then you know your roof is aging.
Key statement: A pneumatic tire includes a plurality of circumferential grooves and a first land portion.
The roller grooves are squared, so the film thins out on the sides of the grooves and is thicker at the tops and bottoms of the grooves.
Several species of shrews have highly toxic saliva but don't have grooves on their teeth for injecting it into their victims.
Progressing seamlessly beyond its hard-rock core, Stabbing Westward proves it can master electronic beats and grooves, notably on the propulsive ``Drugstore.