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Rock (IPA: /ˈɹɑk/)


Rock (n.)

See Roc.

Rock (n.)

A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in spinning.

Rock (n.)

A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See Stone.

Rock (n.)

Any natural deposit forming a part of the earth's crust, whether consolidated or not, including sand, earth, clay, etc., when in natural beds.

Rock (n.)

That which resembles a rock in firmness; a defense; a support; a refuge.

Rock (n.)

Fig.: Anything which causes a disaster or wreck resembling the wreck of a vessel upon a rock.

Rock (n.)

The striped bass. See under Bass.

Rock (v. t.)

To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath; as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or totter.

Rock (v. t.)

To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet.

Rock (v. i.)

To move or be moved backward and forward; to be violently agitated; to reel; to totter.

Rock (v. i.)

To roll or saway backward and forward upon a support; as, to rock in a rocking-chair.

Rock ()

A shaft that oscillates on its journals, instead of revolving, -- usually carrying levers by means of which it receives and communicates reciprocating motion, as in the valve gear of some steam engines; -- called also rocker, rocking shaft, and way shaft.

Rock (v. i.)

An oscillating bar in a machine, as the lever of the bellows of a forge.

Rock

Naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids

Rock

Larger structure made of solid rock

Rock

Type of hard stick-shaped boiled sugar confectionery

Rock

Mass of stone projecting out of the ground or water

Rock

Village in Cornwall, England

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " I just know that, right now, the biggest record selling business there is is rock and roll." - Rock and roll

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... I just know that, right now, the biggest record selling business there is is rock and roll." - Elvis Presley

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [sung] Hot patootie, bless my soul, I really love that Rock n Roll!" - Fictional last words in films

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A couple of weeks ago I was virtually a Virtual High School dropout. Why would the rock gods tell me the answer?" - We Will Rock You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ain't no DJ gonna save my soul, I sold it long ago to rock 'n roll!" - My Chemical Romance


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