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Definitions of area

  1.   a subject of study; " it was his area of specialization"; " areas of interest include..."
  2.   1. Any circumscribed surface or space; region. 2. All of the part supplied by a given artery or nerve. 3. A part of an organ having a special function, as the motor area of the brain.
  3.   Extent of surface.
  4.   Any surface having bounds; the sunken space at the base of a building separating it from the street and affording light to the basement; extent; range; scope; region; tract.
  5.   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.
  6.   An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
  7.   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"
  8.   The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
  9.   Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
  10.   A surface, as area opaca, area vasculosa.
  11.   The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
  12.   Any enclosed or open space; an open space in front of or around a sunk flat of a building.
  13.   the extent of a 2- dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; " the area of a rectangle"; " it was about 500 square feet in area"
  14.   Any plane surface or inclosed space: the sunken space around the basement of a building: ( geom.) the superficial contents of any figure.
  15.   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"
  16.   The inclosed space on which a building stands.
  17.   An open space; superficial extent.
  18.   A space having definite boundaries.
  19.   a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; " in the abdominal region"
  20.   a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; " the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
  21.   A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
  22.   An open space; a tract.
  23.   A small sunken basement court.
  24.   Any plain surface included within limits; a vacant space about the sunken basement of a building; the superficial contents of any figure; a compass of ore allotted to diggers.

Quotes of area

  1. All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides. – Judith Anderson
  2. Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area – Gordon Brown
  3. If you have ability in a certain area why not capitalize on it and improve it and use it? – Wilt Chamberlain
  4. You know, there are not only- all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity. – Connie Chung
  5. It would be great to take one city street and turn it into a pedestrian corridor and see what kind of effect it has on the businesses in that area It's the future I think. – Stone Gossard
  6. The tax code is not the only area where the administration is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear. – Dennis Kucinich
  7. The States which form the northern border of the United States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast include an area several times larger than France and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare. – John Moody
  8. Israel remains a foreign body in this large area and it always proved that it is unable to coexist with this environment, because the, the scope of the massacres that it has committed does not permit it to coexist. – Hassan Nasrallah
  9. What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else. – Leonard Nimoy
  10. Just because you are successful in one area does not necessarily mean you're going to be successful in another. – Elaine Paige
  11. About 1900 my parents came to the United States as children from what was then the Polish area of Russia. – Martin Lewis Perl
  12. Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area They move. – Colin Powell
  13. Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  14. I visited the Chinese side last year. The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness. They have all their nuclear weapons in the area presumably trained on targets across the border. – Harrison Salisbury
  15. The Law of God reaches into every area of life, and it brings about incredible blessing and incredible freedom. – Randall Terry

Usage examples for area

  1. “ " I had heard that you represented the State Department in this area Mr. Ostrander, and have been somewhat surprised that you failed to make Tamanrasset your headquarters. ” – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. “ I'll say one thing for the bay area – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. This limits the area occupied to the valleys and to those hillsides where the streams can be diverted to the rice fields. ” – Japan by David Murray
  4. The place was a disaster area – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  5. And as Lola descended and stood at the top of the area steps, she saw Fallaray go slowly up to the front door with rounded shoulders, as though he were Atlas with the weight of the world on his back. ” – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  6. The training area was near Burbure, where the Battalion had trained for the battle. ” – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  7. The coast was clear, and he dropped into the area – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  8. “ Lockley was to get out of the area as soon as possible. ” – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  9. It covered an area of over two thousand square miles. ” – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. As the plant becomes mature the edge is free from the wood for some distance, only being attached over a small area – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  11. The crater measured about two miles across, and perhaps a third of its area was filled with water from a narrow channel leading to the sea. ” – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
  12. The shell fire in this area was terrific. ” – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  13. It is possible, however, that the opening of the fireplace and the flue area are properly related, in which case it may be found that the trouble is due to the lack of a narrow throat and smoke shelf. ” – Making a Fireplace by Henry H. Saylor
  14. If anyone was caught in this area they were shot. ” – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  15. Ahead of them was the darkest area the void he had seen before. ” – Freudian Slip by Franklin Abel
  16. Such an amateur way of keeping watch and ward in such a vital area seemed hardly credible, but I learned afterwards that in those early days of the war that was one of the things which actually happened. ” – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  17. Just what is this dead- area sir? ” – The Sargasso of Space by Edmond Hamilton
  18. This, he decided, was because its sides were not too high for its area – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  19. The European quarter covers a large area – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  20. There was with some a disposition to deny that there exists an area of knowledge to which the methods of metaphysicians and theologians might apply. ” – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore

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