Definition of Grooved

1. Adjective. Established as if settled into a groove or rut.

Exact synonyms: Well-grooved
Similar to: Constituted, Established

Definition of Grooved

1. Verb. (past of groove) ¹

2. Adjective. Having grooves ¹

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Definition of Grooved

1. groove [v] - See also: groove

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grooved

groove for tendon of peroneus longus muscle
groove for the descending aorta
groove for tibialis posterior tendon
groove for transverse sinus
groove for ulnar nerve
groove for vertebral artery
groove fricative
groove fricatives
groove of crus of the helix
groove of greater petrosal nerve
groove of lesser petrosal nerve
groove of lung for subclavian artery
groove of nail matrix
groove of pterygoid hamulus
groove sign
grooved (current term)

Literary usage of Grooved

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Minister of Education by Ontario Dept. of Education (1890)
"Axe, 6 in. by 4J, grooved all round. Near Weston Village. ... Axe, 7 J in. by 4£ in., grooved all round with stony projections formed on edges above and ..."

2. Primitive Industry: Or, Illustrations of the Handiwork, in Stone, Bone and by Charles Conrad Abbott, Henry Carvill Lewis (1881)
"A grooved globular or oval pebble is an object so readily utilized in many different ... While it is very probable that the above suggested use of grooved ..."

3. The Antiquities of Tennessee and the Adjacent States, and the State of by Gates Phillips Thruston (1897)
"The grooved or flat surfaces on the handle sides were fitted for wedging the ... Several varieties of grooved stone hammers are also to be found in the ..."

4. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference-book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1898)
"In frictional grooved gearing circumferential wedge-shaped — cut in the faces of two wheels in contact. If P = the force wheels together, and N — the normal ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"361 A grooved STONE AXE FROM THE OHIO DRIFT. BY HC MERCER. ... in the summer of, found a grooved greenstone axe of common aboriginal American type, in situ, ..."

6. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"Tongued and grooved Joints. Another objection to this joint is that it is ... This is a form of butt-joint in which one surface or edge is grooved, ..."

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