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Definition 1: a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for groin in the sense of this definition

(groin is a kind of ...) a structure or object that impedes free movement

Definition 2: a curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults - [noun denoting artifact]

(groin is a kind of ...) a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

"he rounded the edges of the box"

Definition 3: the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for groin in the sense of this definition

(groin is a kind of ...) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

"in the abdominal region"

(... is part of groin) the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen

Definition 4: build with groins - [verb of creation]

Samples where groin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ceiling was groined

(groin is a kind of ...) make by combining materials and parts

"this little pig made his house out of straw" "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"

(groin belongs to category ...) the act of constructing something

"during the construction we had to take a detour" "his hobby was the building of boats"

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