1. a particular part of somewhere
2. the surface included within a restricted space
English word "area"(the surface included within a restricted space) occurs in sets:Most common nouns 1 - 50
If you always travel by subway, you seldom surface other than at your stop.
Although rainforests make up only two percent of the earth's surface, over half the world's wild plant, animal and insect species live there.
poor road surfaces
Now, one and a half billion more human beings can live on the earth's surface, supporting themselves by working for others.
They finally started to asphalt that road again. It was about time! You could only cycle zigzagging there if you didn't want your wheel to get buckled because of the holes in the road surface.
Goods are the great travelers over the earth's surface, far more than humans, which means that hardly an inhabited spot on the globe is untouched by trade.
The surface of a balloon is not an Euclidean space, and therefore does not follow the rules of Euclidean geometry.
Japan may appear to be peaceful and tranquil on the surface but the fact is that there are a lot of deep-rooted problems.
The joke about the chicken crossing the road to get to the other side is an example of "anti-humor": meant to be funny because, on the surface, it is not.
Well he looks odd on the surface ... but he's even odder on the inside. "You're really not helping me there."
Being active at night may relate to the behavior of seals, which feed at night on various fish that come up closer to the surface.
Large-scale surface currents are already known to exist, and major currents below the ocean surface, too, are being found.
The seals surface more frequently then, so a bear's chance of catching one at a breathing hole is greater after nightfall.
We would like to be treated as regular people and the doll is a means for us to be able to bring this topic to the surface.
These special characteristics explain its preference for still-hunting (lying motionless beside a seal's breathing hole, waiting for one to surface).
You can get all kinds of things to eat if you go to the free samples area in a department store.
With no supply of water from trees, rainfalls diminish in time and the area keeps drying up.
Japan consists of four major islands and over 3,000 small islands, and is about equal to California in area.
In the past accidents have occurred where shells fell outside of the firing range area used for exercises by the JGSDF.
This shopping district is the only high street in the local area; it stocks the whole line-up from products for daily life to school study equipment.
With the creation of a city area that's more like a town, with plenty of greenery and community buildings, living in the city will soon mean simpler, stress-free lifestyles for the 20,000 that are expected to live, work and play in Edinburgh's Waterfront.
After one or two large factories have been built in or near a town, people come to find work, and soon an industrial area begins to develop.
Yesterday, I found a tiny piece of land for sale in a quiet residential area and I immediately decided to buy it.
As we entered the shopping district Haruna's gaze darted about, just like she was a rustic from the hills, as she looked over the area.
Please let me know immediately if you would like to set up an area of the conference room for your products.
This year, Edinburgh began work on its fifteen-year regeneration project to transform its waterfront and provide a new kind of living area for its growing population.
When Columbus discovered America, bison (American buffalo) inhabited a wide-ranging area.
My home phone number is, area code two-oh-one, one-two-three, four-five-six-seven.