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n. region; geographical region of boundary having no set limits; domain; sphere, area of activity or interest, field; surface area, physical size of a 2-dimensional surface contained within a border; branch of studies; section of a house or structure that has a certain particular function or characteristic (E.g.: "The spacious bathroom area has plenty of room for installing a jacuzzi"); section of the cerebral cortex that has a specific function (Anatomy)

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Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional figure or shape, or planar lamina, in the planeSurface area is its analog on the two-dimensional surface of a  three-dimensional object. Area can be understood as the amount of material with a given thickness that would be necessary to fashion a model of the shape, or the amount of paint necessary to cover the surface with a single coat. It is the two-dimensional analog of the length of a curve (a one-dimensional concept) or the volume of a solid (a three-dimensional concept).

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1. 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"
(synonym) country
(hypernym) region
(hyponym) arena
2. 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"
(synonym) sphere, domain, orbit, field, arena
(hypernym) environment
(hyponym) distaff
3. a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
(hypernym) topic, subject, issue, matter
(hyponym) gray area, grey area
4. a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
(hypernym) structure, construction
(hyponym) aisle
5. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
(synonym) region
(hypernym) body part
(hyponym) erogenous zone
6. the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
(synonym) expanse, surface area
(hypernym) extent
(hyponym) acreage, land area

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nf. area; domain; region

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nf. area

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