Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The forming of grooves in boilers at places where very rapid deterioration of the metal takes place, particularly at the laps of the riveted joints.
  • noun A system of grooves; the act or method of making grooves, or of providing with grooves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of forming a groove or grooves; a groove, or collection of grooves.

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  • verb Present participle of groove.
  • noun A groove; a long indentation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm

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Examples

  • But they hadn't done the grooving, which is something that they do to the runways to increase grip for planes.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2007

  • But they hadn't done the grooving, which is something that they do to the runways to increase grip for planes.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2007

  • Please understand that I really like "Kashmir" and was kind of grooving to the possibility of a Kashmir-ish "Ring of Fire," until Adam started to sing.

    Adam Lambert sings "Ring of Fire."

  • In general, without the previous 45 minutes of "grooving" you can forget those advanced poses, unless you want to hurt yourself.

    Exanding the 5MM

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Other airport upgrades, such as grooving the runway to accommodate landing larger jets in wet weather, are to be made with the additional $125,000 each from the city and county.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

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