Word of the Day - Rock




1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone

2a - A relatively small piece of fragment of such material
2b - A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak

3. A naturally formed aggregate of mineral matter constituting a significant part of the earth’s crust

4. One that is similar to or suggestive of a mass of stone in stability, firmness, or dependability: The family has been his rock during this difficult time.

5. Rocks - Slang for money

6. Slang a large gem, especially a diamond

8a A varicolored stick candy
8b Rock candy


between a rock and a hard place
Confronted with equally unpleasant alternatives and few or no opportunities to evade or circumvent them

on the rocks
1. In a state of difficulty, destruction or ruin. Their marriage is on the rocks
2. Without money; bankrupt: our accountant says the business is on the rocks
3. Served over ice cubes; Scotch on the rocks

Verb - rocked, rocking, rocks

1. To move back and forth or from side to side, especially gently or rhythmically

2. To sway violently, as from a blow or shock. See Synonyms at Swing

3. To be washed and panned in a cradle or in a rocker. Used or ores.

4. Music to play or dance to - rock ’n’ roll

5. To cause ot shake or sway violently

6. To disturb the mental or emotioanl equilibrium of’ upset: News of the scandal rocked the town

7. To wash or pan (ored) in a cradle or rocker

8. In mezzotint engraving, to roughen (a metal plate) with a rocker or roulette.