Definition of Grooving

1. Noun. The cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm.

Exact synonyms: Rifling
Generic synonyms: Formation, Shaping
Derivative terms: Groove



Definition of Grooving

1. n. The act of forming a groove or grooves; a groove, or collection of grooves.

Definition of Grooving

1. Verb. (present participle of groove) ¹

2. Noun. A groove; a long indentation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grooving

1. groove [v] - See also: groove

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grooving

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grooved
grooveless
groovelike
groover
groovers
grooves
groovesome
groovester
groovesters
groovier
grooviest
groovily
grooviness
grooving (current term)
groovings
groovy
gropable
grope for
gropeable
groped
gropefest
groper
gropers
gropes
gropest
gropeth
groping

Literary usage of Grooving

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1. Steam-boiler Construction: A Practical Handbook for Engineers, Boiler-makers by Walter S. Hutton (1891)
"Corrosive grooving was the cause of the explosion of the locomotive ... It ruptured at the left side central longitudinal seam where weakened by grooving. ..."

2. Corinthian Hellenistic Pottery by G. Roger Edwards (1975)
"On outer wall, closely spaced wheel grooving beneath the glaze. ... No grooving on wall. On interior, a zone of bead-and-reel encircles the missing ..."

3. Steam Boilers by Edward Marvin Shealy (1912)
"However, grooving occurs under such a variety of conditions that a consideration of ... grooving.—Internal corrosion and grooving are often found together. ..."

4. The Practical Engineer's Hand-book: Comprising a Treatise on Modern Engines by Walter S. Hutton (1911)
"grooving or Furrowing is caused by the bending backwards and forwards of the plates of a boiler, either from expansion and contraction, or from alternations ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1856)
"ON THE grooving AND POLISHING OF HARD ROCKS AND MINERALS BY DEY SAND. BY WP BLAKE, US GEOLOGIST. The phenomena about to be described were observed in the ..."

6. The Mechanic's Companion: Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1831)
"Dado grooving Plane, la a channel plane, generally about three eighths of an ... The best kind of dado grooving planes have screw stops of brass and iron; ..."

7. History of Corn Milling by Richard Bennett, John Elton (1898)
"An early and notable improvement was the 9. System of grooving of the grinding faces. The edges of the grooving. ..."

8. History of Corn Milling by Richard Bennett (1898)
"An early and notable improvement was the 9. System of grooving of the grinding faces. The edges of the grooving. ..."

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