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 for groove
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Groove \Groove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grooved; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or
     grooves; to furrow.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Groove \Groove\, n. [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See
     1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed
        by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of
        flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn
        path; a rut.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs;
        fixed routine.
        [1913 Webster]
              The gregarious trifling of life in the social
              groove.                               --J. Morley.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. [See Grove.] (Mining) A shaft or excavation. [Prov.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such
           as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph
           record) [syn: groove, channel]
      2: a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape;
         "they fell into a conversational rut" [syn: rut, groove]
      3: (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
         [syn: groove, vallecula]
      v 1: make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl
      2: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
         [syn: furrow, rut, groove]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  249 Moby Thesaurus words for "groove":
     abysm, abyss, alameda, arroyo, ascender, autolithograph, back,
     bastard type, be a printmaker, beard, beat, beaten path,
     beaten track, belly, berm, bevel, bezel, bicycle path,
     black letter, boardwalk, body, bore, box canyon, breach, break,
     bridle path, bureaucracy, bureaucratism, burrow, canal, canalize,
     canyon, cap, capital, carve, case, catwalk, cavity, chamfer,
     channel, chap, character, chase, chasm, check, chimney, chink,
     chinoiserie, chisel, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, corrugate,
     corrugation, coulee, couloir, counter, crack, cranny, crease,
     crevasse, crevice, cribble, crimp, crosshatch, cut, cut apart, cwm,
     dado, daily grind, defile, dell, delve, descender, dig, dig out,
     dike, ditch, donga, draw, dredge, drill, drive, em, en, enchase,
     engrave, engraving, esplanade, excavate, excavation, face,
     fastwalk, fat-faced type, fault, feet, fissure, flaw, flume, flute,
     fluting, font, foot pavement, footpath, footway, fracture, furrow,
     gap, gape, garden path, gash, glyph, goffer, gorge, gouge,
     gouge out, grave, grind, grub, gulch, gulf, gully, hatch,
     hiking trail, hole, incise, incision, inscribe, italic, jog trot,
     joint, kloof, leak, letter, ligature, line, lithograph, logotype,
     lower, lower case, majuscule, make prints, mall, mark, microgroove,
     mine, minuscule, moat, nick, notch, nullah, open, opening, pace,
     parade, pass, passage, path, pathway, pi, pica, pleat, plow, point,
     prado, print, promenade, public walk, quarry, rabbet, ravine,
     red tape, red-tapeism, rent, rifle, rifling, rift, rime, rive,
     roman, rote, round, routine, ruck, run, runway, rupture, rut,
     sans serif, sap, scissure, scoop, scoop out, score, scrabble,
     scrape, scratch, script, sculpture, seam, shank, shoulder, shovel,
     sidewalk, sink, slit, slot, small cap, small capital, spade, split,
     squirrel cage, stamp, stem, stipple, streak, stria, striate,
     striation, sulcation, sulcus, tool, towing path, towpath, track,
     trail, treadmill, trench, trottoir, trough, tunnel, type,
     type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders,
     typefoundry, upper case, valley, void, wadi, walk, walkway,
     well-worn groove, wrinkle

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