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Definition of Rocking

Rocking
Rock Rock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rocked;p. pr. & vb. n. Rocking.] [AS. roccian; akin to Dan. rokke to move, to snake; cf. Icel. rukkja to pull, move, G. r["u]cken to move, push, pull.] 1. 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. A rising earthquake rocked the ground. --Dryden. 2. To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet. ``Sleep rock thy brain.' --Shak. Note: Rock differs from shake, as denoting a slower, less violent, and more uniform motion, or larger movements. It differs from swing, which expresses a vibratory motion of something suspended.
Rocking
Rocking Rock"ing, a. Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking. Rocking shaft. (Mach.) See Rock shaft.

Meaning of Rocking from wikipedia

- Rocking may refer to: Rocking chair Uprock, the street dance known as "Rocking" Rockin' (The Guess Who album) Rockin' (Frankie Laine album) 1957 "Hajej...
- Rocking the Cradle: Egypt 1978 is a live album by American rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains two CDs and one DVD and was released in 2008. The...
- can fold. The word rocking chair comes from the verb to rock. The first known use of the term rocking chair was in 1766. Rocking chairs are often seen...
- for Party Rocking by LMFAO". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2011-09-08. "Sorry For Party Rocking". Bush, Josh. "Sorry for Party Rocking". Allmusic...
- A rocking horse is a child's toy, usually shaped like a horse and mounted on rockers similar to a rocking chair. There are two sorts, the one where the...
- erratics left by retreating glaciers. Natural rocking stones are found throughout the world. A few rocking stones might be man-made megaliths. The word...
- apart: The Best of Warrant was released April 2, 1996 and Rocking Tall May 13, 1996. Rocking Tall featured as a second disc/alternate version to The Best...
- Michael J. "The Rocking-Horse Winner: a Study Guide." Free Study Guides for Shakespeare and Other Authors. 2008. Web. 24 Oct. 2011. "The Rocking-Horse Winner...
- Rock most often refers to: Rock (geology), a naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals or mineraloids Rock music, a genre of po****r music Rock...
- Rocking Chair may refer to: Rocking chair, a piece of furniture "Rockin' Chair" (1929 song), a 1929 po****r song with music composed by Hoagy Carmichael...
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