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Definition of Rocks
rockRoc Roc, n. [Ar. & Per. rokh or rukh. Cf. Rook a castle.]
A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology. [Written also rock,
and rukh.] --Brande & C. RockRock Rock, n. [OE. rocke; akin to D. rok, rokken, G. rocken,
OHG. roccho, Dan. rok, Icel. rokkr. Cf. Rocket a firework.]
A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which
flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in
Sad Clotho held the rocke, the whiles the thread By
grisly Lachesis was spun with pain, That cruel Atropos
eftsoon undid. --Spenser. RockRock Rock, n.
Rock Rock, v. i.
1. To move or be moved backward and forward; to be violently
agitated; to reel; to totter.
The rocking town Supplants their footsteps. --J.
2. To roll or saway backward and forward upon a support; as,
to rock in a rocking-chair.
RockRock 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,
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.
Meaning of Rocks from wikipedia
of other celestial
are usually grouped
main groups: igneous rocks
, sedimentary rocks
and metamorphic rocks
- up on the rocks
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. On the rocks
is bartending terminology
for a drink served
over ice cubes. On the Rocks
may also refer...
- Liancourt Rocks
form a group
in the Sea of ****an between
the Korean peninsula
and the ****anese archipelago. The Liancourt Rocks comprise
- Red Rocks Amphitheatre
) is an open-air amphitheatre built
into a rock structure
in the western United
- Hanoi Rocks
was a Finnish
rock band formed
in 1979. They were the first Finnish
band to chart
in the UK and they were also po****r in ****an. The band...
- Hopewell Rocks
, also called
the Flowerpots Rocks
, are rock formations known
as sea stacks caused
by tidal erosion
in the Hopewell Rocks
- Sedimentary rocks
of rock that are formed
by the ac****ulation or deposition
or organic particles
at Earth's surface, followed
- Pop Rocks
is a candy, owned
by Zeta Espacial
S.A. Pop Rocks ingredients include
(milk sugar), and flavoring. It differs
- The Virgin
of the Rocks
(Italian: Vergine delle
of the Rocks
, is the name of two paintings
by the Italian Renaissance
- The Windgather Rocks
(416 metres/1,365 ft a.s.l.) is a gritstone
crag on the Derbyshire–Cheshire border
in England. It is in the Peak District
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