Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: rock

1. rock (om ting) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe threw a rock at me.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stone

Mindre specifikke termernatural object

Mere specifikke termerachondrite, bedrock, boulder, bowlder, calculus, chondrite, clastic rock, concretion, crystal, crystallization, intrusion, outcrop, outcropping, pebble, petrifaction, rock outcrop, sill, stepping stone, tor, wall rock, whin, whinstone, xenolith

2. rock (om masse el. substans) material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat mountain is solid rock.
Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stone

Mindre specifikke termermaterial, stuff

Mere specifikke termeraphanite, calc-tufa, caliche, claystone, conglomerate, crushed rock, dolomite, emery rock, emery stone, fieldstone, gravel, greisen, igneous rock, limestone, magma, marble, matrix, metamorphic rock, pudding stone, pumice, pumice stone, quartzite, road metal, sedimentary rock, shingling, sial, sima, tufa

Vedrører disse specifikke termermineral

3. Rock (om person) United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)John Rock

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termergynaecologist, gynecologist, woman's doctor

4. rock (om person) (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was her rock during the crisis.
Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church.

Mindre specifikke termergood person

5. rock (om mad) hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rock candy

Mindre specifikke termercandy, confect

6. rock (om kommunikation) a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll..

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rock 'n' roll, rock and roll, rock music, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll

Mindre specifikke termerpopular music, popular music genre

Mere specifikke termeracid rock, art rock, heavy metal, heavy metal music, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, punk, punk rock

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbackbeat

Indenfor samme emneområdebackbeat

7. rock (om handling) pitching dangerously to one side

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)careen, sway, tilt

Mindre specifikke termerlurch, pitch, pitching

Engelsk udsagnsord: rock

1. rock (om bevægelse) move back and forth or sideways

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ship was rocking.
The tall building swayed.
She rocked back and forth on her feet.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shake, sway

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termermove back and forth

Mere specifikke termernutate, roll, swag, totter

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrock, sway

2. rock (om bevægelse) cause to move back and forth

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRock the cradle.
Rock the baby.
The wind swayed the trees gently.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sway

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrock, shake, sway

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