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A formation of minerals, specifically:
(quote-journal)| title=High and wet| passage=Floods in northern India, mostly in the small state of Uttarakhand, have wrought disaster on an enormous scale.(..)Rock-filled torrents smashed vehicles and homes, burying victims under rubble and sludge.
Any natural material with a distinctive composition of minerals.
A large hill or island having no vegetation.
Something that is strong, stable, and dependable; a person who provides security or support to another.
1611, ''(w)'', ''King James, MatthewChapter 16|Matthew 16:18'',
- And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
1991, Robert Harling and Andrew Bergman, ''(w)'', Paramount Pictures,
- Celeste Talbert: She is my rock, my right hand.
A type of confectionery made from sugar in the shape of a stick, traditionally having some text running through its length.
An unintelligent person, especially one who repeats mistakes.
Any of several fish:
''We ordered rock and chips to take away.''
''Yo homie, pass the rock!''
2014, Joe Morgan, Richard Lally, ''Baseball For Dummies'' (page 227)
- Now, you should never make the last out of an inning at third, and when a player does it, everyone knows he pulled a rock.
A ball, especially a new one that has not been softened by use
1980, Joseph J. Carr, ''The Complete Handbook of Radio Receivers'' (page 199)
- It was easily possible to double the cost of a CB rig just by adding all of the "rocks" necessary to do the job.
- A rising earthquake rocked the ground.
To sway or tilt violently back and forth.
(quote-song)|title=On Feel the Noize|Cum On Feel the Noize|passage=Cum on feel the noize, girls, rock your boys.
(quote-song)|title=Me Gently (Andy Kim song)|Rock Me Gently|passage=Rock me gently, rock me slowly, take it easy, don't you know, that I have never been loved like this before.
(quote-song)|author=Harry Wayne Casey, Richard Finch|title=Your Baby|Rock Your Baby|passage=Open up your heart / And let the loving start / Oh, woman, take me in your arms / Rock your baby.
(quote-song)|title=Don't Stop the Music (Yarbrough and Peoples song)|Don't Stop the Music|album=The Two of Us|author=Jonah Ellis, Alisa Peoples, Cavin Yarbrough|passage=I just wanna rock you, all night long.
To sway one's body as a stim.
An act of rocking; a rocking motion; a sway.
To play, perform, or enjoy rock music, especially with a lot of skill or energy.
''My holidays in Ibiza rocked! I can't wait to go back.''
''Let's rock this joint!''
to do something with excitement yet skillfully
''I need to rock a piss.''
2011, Tim Jonze, ''The Guardian'', 29 Apr 2011:
- Take today, where she's rocking that well-known fashion combo – a Tory Burch outfit offset with a whacking great bruise attained by smacking her head on a plane's overhead lockers.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(archaic form of) (mythical bird)
rock (style of music)
rock (music style)