Associations to the word «Area»


AREA, noun. (mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.
AREA, noun. A particular geographic region.
AREA, noun. Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.
AREA, noun. Figuratively, any extent, scope or range of an object or concept.
AREA, noun. (British) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.
AREA, noun. (soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.
AREA, noun. (slang) Genitals.
AREA 51, proper noun. (informal) A military base in Nevada, rumored to be where the US government hides extra-planetary alien visitors.
AREA CODE, noun. A prefix appended to a telephone number indicating the geographical area.
AREA CODES, noun. Plural of area code
AREA DENIAL, adjective. Area-denial.
AREA OF INFLUENCE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see area,‎ influence.
AREA OF INFLUENCE, noun. (military) A geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander’s command or control.
AREA RUG, noun. (US) a rug that only covers part of the floor of a room; a carpet
AREA RUGS, noun. Plural of area rug
AREA RULE, noun. A rule stating that an airplane designed with the same cross-sectional area distribution in the longitudinal direction as the Sears-Haack body generates the same wave drag as this body, largely independent of the actual shape; used in aerodynamics to reduce drag, typically by narrowing the fuselage at the wing roots.
AREA STUDIES, noun. Interdisciplinary fields of research pertaining to particular geographical or cultural regions.

Dictionary definition

AREA, 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".
AREA, noun. A subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include...".
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".
AREA, noun. 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".
AREA, noun. A part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants".
AREA, 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".

Wise words

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