groove

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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

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(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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Additionally, new radial grooves provide more secure engagement with your bowstring, so you can be more assured than ever that your peep will not move.
In the case of rotational thrust washers it was shown by Yu and Sadeghi (2001) that wide and shallow uniformly distributed radial grooves (circular and triangular) provide excellent hydrodynamic load support.
Each bulb possesses at least 8, possibly up to 12, radial grooves; interspersed with these may be regular to irregular, less deeply impressed fine grooves.