Definition - rock

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rock
  1. move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
  2. pitching dangerously to one side
  3. cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently"
  4. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
  5. hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
  6. a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
  7. (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable; "he was her rock during the crisis"; "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church"--Gospel According to Matthew
  8. United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)

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