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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, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic 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: A Political Comedy, a 1932 play...
- On the Rocks is a 2020 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It follows a father and daughter (Bill Murray and Rashida Jones)...
- Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the ac****ulation or deposition of mineral or organic particles at the Earth's surface, followed...
- 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 Hopewell Rocks, also called the Flowerpots Rocks or simply The Rocks, are rock formations caused by tidal erosion in The Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal...
- Boy On The Rocks (French: Garçon sur les rochers) is a painting by Henri Rousseau. It was created sometime between 1895–1897. The painting was purchased...
- Queen Rocks is a compilation album by the British rock band Queen, released on 3 November 1997. The compilation is unique to the Queen catalogue, as it...
- Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre (377-hectare) park located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains in northern Los Angeles County, California. It...
- as intrusive rocks or on the surface as extrusive rocks. Igneous rock may form with crystallization to form granular, crystalline rocks, or without crystallization...
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