Post-water break, Rubio managed to get into a groove and ease on in for a smooth-jazz finish.
When he gets in a groove, Stone can sound a bit starry-eyed.
Very rarely I'll hit a groove and finish early—go for a long walk in the afternoon, or even blow myself to a movie.
Courting the netroots again, the president tries to get his 2008 groove back.
But only time will tell if the cheerleader from Palm Beach with movie-star looks can get her groove—and her children—back.
Then his fingers felt a groove and his mind created the image to match it.
They, like other national institutions, are terribly prone to get into a groove.
The final operation is that of finishing the bore by tool J and cutting a groove in the outside of the hub by the bent tool K.
Cut a groove with a knife around one end to keep the web from slipping off.
By inverting the gauge and running the brad head along the bottom of the groove, the depth could be gauged accurately.
c.1400, "cave, mine, pit" (late 13c. in place names), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse grod "pit," or from Middle Dutch groeve "furrow, ditch," both from Proto-Germanic *grobo (cf. Old Norse grof "brook, river bed," Old High German gruoba "ditch," Gothic groba "pit, cave," Old English græf "ditch"), related to grave (n.). Sense of "long, narrow channel or furrow" is 1650s. Meaning "spiral cut in a phonograph record" is from 1902. Figurative sense of "routine" is from 1842, often deprecatory at first, "a rut."
1680s, "make a groove," from groove (n.). Slang sense is from late 1930s. Related: Grooved; grooving.
A rut, groove, or narrow depression or channel in a surface.
[fr the sense that a musician is in a definite and exciting track, has hit a perfect stride, when playing well, esp a solo; perhaps influenced by the grooves of a phonograph record]