The solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth and other similar planets, exposed on the surface or underlying the soil or oceans
Move gently to and fro or from side to side
A northern grouse of mountainous and Arctic regions, with feathered legs and feet and plumage that typically changes to white in winter
Steam; vapour, mist, fog, or an instance of this.
the ship rocked on the water
a gully strewn with rocks
A type of rock music, mainly of the late 1960s, associated with or inspired by the use of hallucinogenic drugs
Short for alternative rock.
A kind of rock which contains substantial amounts of alum, especially in the form of the mineral alunite; alum stone.
(In pigeon-fancying) a pigeon showing the coloration of the wild rock dove
A layer of hard, impervious rock overlying and often sealing in a deposit of oil, gas, or coal
Rock containing deposits of coal; a rock of this type.
Rock music, especially heavy metal, characterized by the ostentatious male sexuality of its lyrics and performance.
Popular music resembling or derived from folk music but incorporating the stronger beat of rock music and using electric instruments
A style of rock music first popular in the early 1970s, characterized by male performers wearing exaggeratedly flamboyant clothes and makeup
Highly amplified rock music with a heavy beat
A (natural) block of ice; an iceberg.
Bituminous shale containing jet; especially a bed of such shale found near Whitby, North Yorkshire.
A large flat rock used as an outdoor altar by Irish Catholics when the open celebration of mass was illegal.
A style of rock music characterized by complex rhythmic and instrumental patterns
A piece of rock found on the moon
A striped bass, Morone saxatilis (family Moronidae), of a suitable size for frying.
A small rock intended as a humorous novelty alternative to keeping an animal or growing plants; (hence) something seen as little more than a passing fad, or as pointless or useless.
A genre of rock music, especially prevalent in the late 1970s and early 1980s, typically characterized by prominent keyboards and drums and heavy use of guitar effects, often regarded as bombastic or grandiose in its delivery.
A fine-grained limestone found in north central Kansas and used locally for making fence posts, lintels, etc.
Markedly different from, or occurring after, traditional rock music; characteristic of, relating to, or designating post-rock.
Rock music of a kind typically played live in pubs; specifically a genre of fast, blues-based rock originating in Britain in the mid 1970s, often considered a precursor to punk.
Rock music characterized by improvisation or melody in the style of a raga.
Any of various kinds of reddish sedimentary rock; a layer or formation consisting of such rock; specifically = red beds.
Perform rock music loudly and vigorously
Crystalline alum of high purity, especially that prepared from Italian alunite.
A number of musicians who play rock music together
A low ridge of rock; specifically = riegel.
A red-eyed North American freshwater fish of the sunfish family, found chiefly in rocky streams
A bed of rock; a rocky floor, bottom, or base; (in early use) specifically solid rock underlying loose deposits such as soil or alluvium; bedrock.
US. A shorebird that frequents rocky shorelines; especially the purple sandpiper, Calidris maritima.
A bit used for drilling hard formations.
A bolt for attaching something to rock; (Mining) a tensioned rod passing through a bed of rock and anchoring it to the body of rock behind.
= rock cake.
A small currant cake with a hard rough surface
A large Brazilian cavy, Kerodon rupestris, that inhabits dry, stony areas; also called moco.
A hard form of coal; anthracite.
Any of a number of marine fishes that frequent rocky habitats, especially in Australian waters
A small wrasse, Centrolabrus exoletus, found off northern European coasts and occasionally in intertidal pools.
A crab that frequents rocky coasts; especially (in North America) Cancer irroratus of Atlantic coasts and C. antennarius of Pacific coasts.
A railway or road cutting excavated through rock.
Cut from rock; built into excavated rock.
The day after Epiphany (i.e. January 7th), commemorated in a similar manner to Rock Monday.
A mainly gray Old World pigeon that frequents coastal and inland cliffs. It is the ancestor of domestic and feral pigeons
North American the harlequin duck, Histrionicus histrionicus.