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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.
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Groove

A continuous recess formed centrally along the edge of a timber board in order to accommodate a tongue.
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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.
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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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It was planned to seal the deep developmental grooves with glass ionomer cement till the time they were eradicated in the process of grinding.
There are three important aspects linked with the conservative treatment of Talons cusp: (i) treating the deep developmental grooves present at the junction of additional cusp and palatal surface of the tooth, (ii) the site of reduction, and (iii) amount of reduction of Talon's cusp.
Where there are deep developmental grooves, simple prophylactic measures such as tissue seeking and composite resin restoration can be carried out.

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