area

[A┬Ěre*a]

The area is a part of a place, usually defined by a function. If you can't stop talking, don't sit in the quiet area of the library.

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Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

Noun
a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"

Noun
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"

Noun
a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"

Noun
a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."

Noun
a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"

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a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he''s out of my orbit"


n.
Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

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The inclosed space on which a building stands.

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The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.

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An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.

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The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.

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A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.

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Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.


Area

A"re*a (?; 277), n.; pl. Areas . [L. area a broad piece of level gro. Cf. Are, n.] 1. Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.
2. The inclosed space on which a building stands. 3. The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building. 4. An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas. 5. (Geom.) The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle. 6. (Biol.) A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area. 7. Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
The largest area of human history and man's common nature.
Dry area. See under Dry.

Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.

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Usage Examples

Housing Works is the coolest thrift store in the world, because not only are they the best thrift store - they're not the most thrifty thrift store - but they have amazing stuff and all of their proceeds go directly to kids, mostly homeless kids, living with AIDS and HIV in New York, in the metropolitan area.

Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe mankind started is quite amazing.

Having been to Europe and working and traveling there, the restaurants my wife and I remember were always off the beaten trail restaurants. So I tried to seek a little 'off the beaten trail,' but cool area.

Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession.

For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation.

But in my heart of hearts, this is the kind of thing... this is what everyone is struggling with in their lives - relationships and family. To me, it's always an interesting area to mine. I'm drawn to it.

Europe is difficult to coordinate, and our main deficit may not even lie in this area of finance and economics, but in foreign and security policy. We have a leadership problem because we are still 27 different members who have still not decided on how to work with each other based on what we used to call a European constitution.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. I always tried to make my home like my mother's, because Mom was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life, and I try to do the same.

Food is available, but it cannot be shipped into an area, so the people in that area suffer the consequences.

Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that area because I feel I've done it.

Emergency health care for illegal aliens along the southwestern border is already costing area hospitals $200 million a year, with perhaps another $100 million in extended care costs.

I exercise about 40 minutes a day, and I'll run one day and do circuit training the next day. I live in an area where there are brilliant hills and mountains, so I get a good hill run with my dog. At home, I'll do the circuit training with old weights, along with pull-ups in the trees and that sort of stuff.

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.

I don't think there's anything that is a greater area of discrimination against women today than the fact that nowhere in the world is there a female role model in team sports that more than half of a general audience would recognize.

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