Groove vs Habit - What's the difference?

groove | habit |


As nouns the difference between groove and habit

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 habit is habit.

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 .
  • *
  • 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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    habit

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl), from (etyl) ; see have.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An action done on a regular basis.
  • * Washington Irving
  • a man of very shy, retired habits
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  • An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
  • A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
  • A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
  • (archaic) Outward appearance; attire; dress.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy.
  • * Addison
  • There are, among the statues, several of Venus, in different habits .
  • * 1719 , (Daniel Defoe), (Robinson Crusoe)
  • it was always my fate to choose for the worse, so I did here; for having money in my pocket and good clothes upon my back, I would always go on board in the habit of a gentleman; and so I neither had any business in the ship, or learned to do any.
  • (botany) form of growth or general appearance of a variety or species of plant, e.g. erect, prostrate, bushy.
  • An addiction.
  • Synonyms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) habiten, from (etyl) habiter, from (etyl) ; see have.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To clothe.
  • (archaic) To inhabit.