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Origin of area
OTHER WORDS FROM areaar·e·al, adjectivear·e·al·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH areaarea , aria.
Words nearby area
Example sentences from the Web for area
Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
As he drove me back to the logging road, Frank told me about the area in his deep voice.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His neighbors include some of the other designer outposts one finds speckled around the area.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some thunderstorms were in the area, according to weather reports.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before it was split between Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Baluchistan spread over an area slightly larger than California.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At station C-5, N. camurus was characteristically found in an area of shallow pools and riffles.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
They have been despotic because they ruled in an area where they had too much common sense to attempt to be constitutional.What I Saw in America|G. K. Chesterton
In other parts of the world we may find regions many times this area, where we can only study the rocks of some one period.The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight|J. Cecil Hughes
They live in standardized brick bungalows in their own area which is equipped with tennis courts and a library.An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson
The kitchen door of the house, like the area gate, was closed but not fastened.The Dynamiter|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for area
- the extent of a two-dimensional surface enclosed within a specified boundary or geometric figurethe area of Ireland; the area of a triangle
- the two-dimensional extent of the surface of a solid, or of some part thereof, esp one bounded by a closed curvethe area of a sphere
- a geographical division of administrative responsibility
- (as modifier)area manager
Derived forms of areaareal, adjective
Word Origin for area
Medical definitions for area
n. pl. ar•e•as
Scientific definitions for area
Idioms and Phrases with area
see gray area.