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Rocks (IPA: /ˈɹɑks/)


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.

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1976 album by Aerosmith

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2002 single by Hound Dog

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Painting by Vincent van Gogh

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Compilation album by Harem Scarem

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1994 single by Primal Scream

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As distant prospects please us, but when near We find but desert rocks and fleeting air." - Distance

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Black and ugly as ever, however I stay Coogi down to the socks, rings and watch filled with Rocks - One More Chance" - The Notorious B.I.G.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow." - Plutarch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Love's ship has foundered on the rocks of life. We're quits: stupid to draw up a list of mutual sorrows, hurts and pains." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Sarda: Yea, is it not written, With great power comes great authority, but absolute power rocks absolutely ?" - 8-Bit Theater


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