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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
it is formed. Rocks
are usually grouped
main groups: igneous rocks
, metamorphic rocks
and sedimentary rocks
form the Earth's outer...
- On the rocks
is bartending terminology
for a drink served
over ice cubes. On the Rocks
may also refer
to: On the Rocks
: A Political
Comedy, a 1932 play...
- Sedimentary rocks
of rock that are formed
by the ac****ulation or deposition
of small particles
and subsequent cementation
- Red Rocks Amphitheatre
is an open-air amphitheatre built
into a rock structure
near Morrison, Colorado, 10 miles
(16 km) west of Denver. There
is a large...
- The Virgin
of the Rocks
(Italian: Vergine delle
of the Rocks
) is the name of two paintings
by Italian artist Leonardo
- as intrusive rocks
or on the surface
as extrusive rocks
rock may form with crystallization
to form granular, crystalline rocks
, or without
by geologists. There
is no agreed number
of specific types
. Any unique combination
composition, mineralogy, grain
- The Liancourt Rocks
are a group
of small islets
in the Sea of ****an. While South Korea controls
the islets, its sovereignty
over them is contested
- The Hand That Rocks
is a 1992 American psychological thriller
Hanson, and starring Annabella Sciorra
- Metamorphic rocks arise
from the transformation
rock types, in a process called
metamorphism, which means
"change in form". The original
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