rock

1. noun /ɹɒk,ɹɑk/
a) The naturally occurring aggregate of solid mineral matter that constitutes a significant part of the earths crust.

The face of the cliff is solid rock.

b) A mass of stone projecting out of the ground or water.

The ship crashed on the rocks.

2. verb /ɹɒk,ɹɑk/
a) To move gently back and forth.

Rock the baby to sleep.

b) To cause to shake or sway violently.

The empty swing rocked back and forth in the wind.

See Also: rock and roll

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