microgroove
noun Date: 1948 a narrow continuous V-shaped spiral track that has closely spaced turns and that is used on long-playing records

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • microgroove — ☆ microgroove [mī′krō gro͞ov΄ ] n. the very narrow groove in an LP phonograph record …   English World dictionary

  • microgroove — /muy kreuh groohv /, n. a needle groove so narrow that over 200 can be cut in an inch of playing surface on a long playing record. [1945 50; MICRO + GROOVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • microgroove — noun The long, spiral groove of a vinyl LP record …   Wiktionary

  • microgroove — maɪkrəʊgruː n. microscopic groove (in a phonograph record); phonograph record with microscopic grooves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Microgroove —   A small groove scribed into the surface of a solar photovoltaic cell which is filled with metal for contacts.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary   ***   A small groove scribed into the surface of a cell… …   Energy terms

  • microgroove — noun a very narrow groove on a long playing record …   English new terms dictionary

  • microgroove — mi·cro·groove …   English syllables

  • microgroove — mi•cro•groove [[t]ˈmaɪ krəˌgruv[/t]] n. hfi a very narrow spiral needle groove on a long playing record • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • microgroove — /ˈmaɪkrəgruv/ (say muykruhgroohv) noun 1. (in a long playing gramophone record) a narrow groove which accepts a stylus of the order of thousandths of a centimetre in diameter. 2. a record with such grooves …   Australian English dictionary

  • microgroove — n. a very narrow groove on a long playing gramophone record …   Useful english dictionary

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