|1.||See also rocker arm any of various devices that transmit or operate with a rocking motion|
|2.||another word for rocking chair|
|3.||either of two curved supports on the legs of a chair or other article of furniture on which it may rock|
|4.||a steel tool with a curved toothed cage, used to roughen the copper plate in engraving a mezzotint|
|5.||mining another word for cradle|
|6.||a. an ice skate with a curved blade|
|b. the curve itself|
|a. a figure consisting of three interconnecting circles|
|b. a half turn in which the skater turns through 180°, so facing about while continuing to move in the same direction|
|8.||a rock-music performer, fan, or song|
|9.||(Brit) Compare mod an adherent of a youth movement rooted in the 1950s, characterized by motorcycle trappings|
|10.||slang off one's rocker crazy; demented|
Rock (rŏk), John. 1890-1984.
American gynecologist and obstetrician who helped develop (1954) the first effective oral contraceptive.
|rock (rŏk) Pronunciation Key