Definition of Rocks. Meaning of Rocks. Synonyms of Rocks

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Definition of Rocks

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Roc Roc, n. [Ar. & Per. rokh or rukh. Cf. Rook a castle.] A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology. [Written also rock, and rukh.] --Brande & C.
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Rock 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 spinning. --Chapman. Sad Clotho held the rocke, the whiles the thread By grisly Lachesis was spun with pain, That cruel Atropos eftsoon undid. --Spenser.
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Rock Rock, n. See Roc.
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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. Philips . 2. To roll or saway backward and forward upon a support; as, to rock in a rocking-chair.
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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.

Meaning of Rocks from wikipedia

- which it is formed. Rocks are usually grouped into three main groups: igneous rocks, metamorphic rocks and sedimentary rocks. 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 (play), a 1932 play by George Bernard...
- Pop Rocks is a candy, owned by Zeta Espacial S.A. Pop Rocks ingredients include sugar, lactose (milk sugar), and flavoring. It differs from typical hard...
- 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 by...
- 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 (sometimes the Madonna of the Rocks) is the name of two paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, of the same subject, and of a composition...
- BNL Rocks Red Rocks is the third official live album from Canadian band Barenaked Ladies. The album was formally announced on February 1, 2016 via the...
- as intrusive rocks or on the surface as extrusive rocks. Igneous rock may form with crystallization to form granular, crystalline rocks, or without crystallization...
- Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the ac****ulation or deposition of small particles and subsequent cementation of mineral or organic...
- Blue Rocks may refer to: Blue Rocks, Tasmania, Australia Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia, Canada Wilmington Blue Rocks, a Minor League Baseball team The Symplegades...
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