- a long, narrow cut or depression, especially one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge.；a spiral track cut in a record, into which the stylus fits.
- make a groove or grooves in；dance or listen to popular or jazz music, especially that with an insistent rhythm
verb: groove, 3rd person present: grooves, gerund or present participle: grooving, past tense: grooved, past participle: grooved
noun: groove, plural noun: grooves
- 1. a long, narrow cut or depression, especially one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge. 同義詞
- ▪ a spiral track cut in a record, into which the stylus fits.
- ▪ an indentation where two planes of rock meet at an angle of more than 120°.
- 2. an established routine or habit his thoughts were slipping into a familiar groove 同義詞
- 3. informal a rhythmic pattern in popular or jazz music the groove laid down by the drummer and bassist is tough and funky
- 1. make a groove or grooves in deep lines grooved her face
- 2. informal dance or listen to popular or jazz music, especially that with an insistent rhythm they were grooving to Motown
- ▪ play popular music in an accomplished and stylish manner the rhythm section grooves in the true Basie manner
- ▪ enjoy oneself Harley relaxed and began to groove
- 3. informal pitch (a ball) in the center of the strike zone he grooved a fastball in the 9th inning
- ▪ North American (in the context of other sports) kick or throw (the ball) successfully; score (a goal) with stylish ease the San Diego kicker grooved the winning field goal