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rock         

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      n  
1      (Geology)   any aggregate of minerals that makes up part of the earth's crust. It may be unconsolidated, such as a sand, clay, or mud, or consolidated, such as granite, limestone, or coal  
   See also       igneous       sedimentary       metamorphic  
2    any hard mass of consolidated mineral matter, such as a boulder  
3      (Chiefly U.S., Canadian, and Austral)   a stone  
4    a person or thing suggesting a rock, esp. in being dependable, unchanging, or providing firm foundation  
5      (Brit)   a hard sweet, typically a long brightly-coloured peppermint-flavoured stick, sold esp. in holiday resorts  
6    Slang   a jewel, esp. a diamond  
7       short for       rock salmon  
8    pl  
Taboo slang   the testicles  
9    Slang      another name for       crack       29  
10    between a rock and a hard place   having to choose between two equally unpleasant alternatives  
11    on the rocks  
a    in a state of ruin or destitution  
b    (of drinks, esp. whisky) served with ice  
     (C14: from Old French roche, of unknown origin)  
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rock          [2]  
      vb  
1    to move or cause to move from side to side or backwards and forwards  
2    to reel or sway or cause (someone) to reel or sway, as with a violent shock or emotion  
3    tr   to shake or move (something) violently  
4    intr   to dance in the rock-and-roll style  
5      (Mining)   to wash (ore) or (of ore) to be washed in a cradle  
6    tr   to roughen (a copper plate) with a rocker before engraving a mezzotint  
7    rock the boat  
Informal   to create a disturbance in the existing situation  
      n  
8    a rocking motion  
9       short for       rock and roll  
10      (Also called)    rock music   any of various styles of pop music having a heavy beat, derived from rock and roll  
     (Old English roccian; related to Middle Dutch, Old High German rocken, German rücken)  

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Rock         
      n   the. an informal name for Gibraltar  


acid rock  
      n   a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects  
     (C20: from acid (sense 3), alluding to its supposed inspiration by drug-induced states of consciousness)  
Ayers Rock  
      n      the former name of       Uluru  
cap rock  
      n  
1    a layer of rock that overlies a salt dome and consists of limestone, gypsum, etc.  
2    a layer of relatively impervious rock overlying an oil- or gas-bearing rock  
cock-of-the-rock  
      n   either of two tropical South American birds, Rupicola rupicola or R. peruviana, having an erectile crest and (in the male) a brilliant red or orange plumage: family Cotingidae (cotingas)  
country rock   [1]  
      n   the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion  
country rock   [2]  
      n   a style of rock music influenced by country and western  
Dome of the Rock  
      n   the mosque in Jerusalem, Israel, built in 691 a.d. by caliph `Abd al-Malik: the third most holy place of Islam; stands on the Temple Mount alongside the al-Aqsa mosque,   (Also called (not in Muslim usage))    Mosque of Omar  
folk-rock  
      n   a style of rock music influenced by folk, including traditional material arranged for electric instruments  
glam rock  
      n   a style of rock music of the early 1970s, characterized by the glittery flamboyance and androgynous image of its performers  
hard rock  
      n     (Music)   a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll  
hybrid rock  
      n   an igneous rock formed by molten magma incorporating pre-existing rock through which it passes  
Little Rock  
      n   a city in central Arkansas, on the Arkansas River: state capital. Pop.: 175752 (1996 est.)  
Plymouth Rock  
      n  
1    a heavy American breed of domestic fowl  
2    a boulder on the coast of Massachusetts: traditionally thought to be the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers (1620)  
   See also       Mayflower  
punk rock  
      n   a fast abrasive style of rock music of the late 1970s, characterized by aggressive or offensive lyrics and performance,   (Sometimes shortened to)    punk  
  punk rocker      n  
rock   [1]  
      n  
1      (Geology)   any aggregate of minerals that makes up part of the earth's crust. It may be unconsolidated, such as a sand, clay, or mud, or consolidated, such as granite, limestone, or coal  
   See also       igneous       sedimentary       metamorphic  
2    any hard mass of consolidated mineral matter, such as a boulder  
3      (Chiefly U.S., Canadian, and Austral)   a stone  
4    a person or thing suggesting a rock, esp. in being dependable, unchanging, or providing firm foundation  
5      (Brit)   a hard sweet, typically a long brightly-coloured peppermint-flavoured stick, sold esp. in holiday resorts  
6    Slang   a jewel, esp. a diamond  
7       short for       rock salmon  
8    pl  
Taboo slang   the testicles  
9    Slang      another name for       crack       29  
10    between a rock and a hard place   having to choose between two equally unpleasant alternatives  
11    on the rocks  
a    in a state of ruin or destitution  
b    (of drinks, esp. whisky) served with ice  
     (C14: from Old French roche, of unknown origin)  
rock   [2]  
      vb  
1    to move or cause to move from side to side or backwards and forwards  
2    to reel or sway or cause (someone) to reel or sway, as with a violent shock or emotion  
3    tr   to shake or move (something) violently  
4    intr   to dance in the rock-and-roll style  
5      (Mining)   to wash (ore) or (of ore) to be washed in a cradle  
6    tr   to roughen (a copper plate) with a rocker before engraving a mezzotint  
7    rock the boat  
Informal   to create a disturbance in the existing situation  
      n  
8    a rocking motion  
9       short for       rock and roll  
10      (Also called)    rock music   any of various styles of pop music having a heavy beat, derived from rock and roll  
     (Old English roccian; related to Middle Dutch, Old High German rocken, German rücken)  
rock and roll   , rock'n'roll  
      n  
1   
a    a type of pop music originating in the 1950s as a blend of rhythm and blues and country and western. It is generally based upon the twelve-bar blues, the first and third beats in each bar being heavily accented  
b    (as modifier)  
the rock-and-roll era     
2    dancing performed to such music, with exaggerated body movements stressing the beat  
      vb  
3    intr   to perform this dance  
  rock and roller, rocknroller      n  
rock bass  
      n  
1    a North American freshwater percoid fish, Ambloplites rupestris: an important food fish; family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc.)  
2    any similar or related fish  
rock boot  
      n   a tight-fitting rock-climbing boot with a canvas or suede upper and smooth rubber sole, designed to give good grip on small holds  
rock borer  
      n   any of various sea creatures that bore into rock, such as some sea urchins, sponges, annelid worms, barnacles, isopods, and molluscs  
rock bottom  
      n  
a    the lowest possible level  
b    (as modifier)  
rock-bottom prices     
rock-bound  
      adj   hemmed in or encircled by rocks,   (Also (poetic))    rock-girt  
rock brake  
      n   any of various ferns of the genera Pellaea and Cryptogramma, which grow on rocky ground and have sori at the ends of the veins  
rock cake  
      n   a small cake containing dried fruit and spice, with a rough surface supposed to resemble a rock  
rock candy  
      n      the usual U.S. and Canadian name for       rock   1       5  
rock chopper  
      n     (Austral)  
slang   a Roman Catholic  
     (from the initials RC)  
rock climb  
      n  
1    an instance of rock climbing or the route followed  
      vb  
  rock-climb   intr  
2    to practise rock climbing  
rock climbing  
      n   the technique and sport of climbing on steep rock faces, usually with ropes and other equipment and as part of a team or pair  
rock cod  
      n     (N.Z.)      another name for       blue cod  
rock cress  
      n      another name for       arabis  
rock crystal  
      n   a pure transparent colourless quartz, used in electronic and optical equipment. Formula: SiO2  
rock dove   , pigeon  
      n   a common dove, Columba livia, from which domestic and feral pigeons are descended. It has a pale grey plumage with black-striped wings  
rock flour  
      n   very finely powdered rock, produced when rocks are ground together (as along the faces of a moving fault or during the motion of glaciers) and are thus chemically unweathered  
rock garden  
      n   a garden featuring rocks or rockeries  
rock lobster  
      n      another name for the       spiny lobster  
rock mechanics  
      n   functioning as sing   the study of the mechanical behaviour of rocks, esp. their strength, elasticity, permeability, porosity, density, and reaction to stress  
rock melon  
      n     (U.S., Austral., and N.Z.)      another name for       cantaloupe  
rock'n'roll  
      n      a variant spelling of       rock and roll  
  rocknroller      n  
rock oil  
      n      another name for       petroleum  
rock pigeon  
      n      another name for       rock dove  
rock plant  
      n   any plant that grows on rocks or in rocky ground  
rock rabbit  
      n     (S. African)      another name for the       dassie  
rock salmon  
      n     (Brit)   (formerly) any of several coarse fishes when used as food, esp. the dogfish or wolffish: now known as catfish or rockfish  
rock salt  
      n      another name for       halite  
rock snake   , python  
      n   any large Australasian python of the genus Liasis  
rock steady  
      n   a type of slow Jamaican dance music of the 1960s  
rock tripe  
      n     (Canadian)   any of various edible lichens, esp. of the genus Umbilicaria, that grow on rocks and are used in the North as a survival food  
rock wool  
      n      another name for       mineral wool  
Tarpeian Rock  
      n   (in ancient Rome) a cliff on the Capitoline hill from which traitors were hurled  
wall rock  
      n   rock that is immediately adjacent to a mineral vein, fault, or igneous intrusion  

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rock         

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      n  
1    boulder, stone  
2    anchor, bulwark, cornerstone, foundation, mainstay, protection, support, tower of strength  

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rock          [2]  
      vb  
1    lurch, pitch, reel, roll, sway, swing, toss, wobble  
2    astonish, astound, daze, dumbfound, jar, set one back on one's heels     (informal)   shake, shock, stagger, stun, surprise  

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acid rock, Ayers Rock, cap rock, Ayers Rock

rock v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best

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v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
npl.
testicles ; genitalia ; gonads ; nuts ; privates ; pudenda ; stones ; testes ; private parts ; family jewels ; bollocks ; balls ; cullions ; rocks ; boys ; cherries ; coin purse ; cojones ; deez ; gear ; giggleberries ; grapes ; knackers ; nuggets ; plums ; sack
[Slang];[UK] Ex.: Get the fuck out of here before I rip your goolies off, you bastard!
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