Groove vs Graphophone - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between groove and graphophone

is that groove is a long, narrow channel or depression; eg, such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression while graphophone is an improvement on the phonograph, using a floating stylus to cut grooves into a wax-coated cardboard cylinder.

As a verb groove

is to cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.

groove

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long, narrow channel or depression; e.g., such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression.
  • A fixed routine
  • * (rfdate) J. Morley
  • The gregarious trifling of life in the social groove .
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  • The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit.
  • A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm.
  • (mining) A shaft or excavation.
  • Derived terms

    * groovy * tongue and groove

    Verb

    (groov)
  • To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
  • To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.
  • I was just starting to groove to the band, when we had to leave.

    Anagrams

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    graphophone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia graphophone)
  • An improvement on the phonograph, using a floating stylus to cut grooves into a wax-coated cardboard cylinder.