What is the noun for rock?

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  1. A formation of minerals, specifically:
    1. (uncountable) The naturally occurring aggregate of solid mineral matter that constitutes a significant part of the earth's crust.
    2. A mass of stone projecting out of the ground or water.
    3. (Britain) A boulder or large stone; or (US, Canada) a smaller stone; a pebble.
    4. (geology) Any natural material with a distinctive composition of minerals.
    5. (slang) A precious stone or gem, especially a diamond.
  2. A large hill or island having no vegetation.
  3. (figuratively) Something that is strong, stable, and dependable; a person who provides security or support to another.
  4. A lump or cube of ice.
  5. (Britain, uncountable) A type of confectionery made from sugar in the shape of a stick, traditionally having some text running through its length.
  6. (US, slang) A crystallized lump of crack cocaine.
  7. (US, slang) An unintelligent person, especially one who repeats mistakes.
  8. (derogatory) An Afrikaner.
  9. (poker) An extremely conservative player who is willing to play only the very strongest hands.
  10. Any of several fish:
    1. The striped bass.
    2. The huss or rock salmon.
  11. (basketball) A basketball.
  12. (rock paper scissors) A closed hand (a handshape resembling a rock), that beats scissors and loses to paper. It beats lizard and loses to Spock in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.
  13. (cricket) A cricket ball, especially a new one that has not been softened by use
  14. Synonyms:
    1. cornerstone, mainstay, foundation, support, stone, bedrock, cliff, diamond, boulder, anchor, bulwark, outcrop, crag, backbone, outcropping, gem, pebble, jewel, prop, tor, brilliant, gemstone, protection, pillar, defense, goolie, defence, cobblestone, gravel, stalwart, strength, rubble, mass, slab, tower of strength, precious stone, source of protection, pillar of strength, source of security, Rock of Gibraltar
  1. A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  2. A rocking chair.
  3. (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
  4. Someone passionate about rock music.
  5. A musician who plays rock music.
  6. (informal) A rock music song.
  7. One who rocks something.
  8. (Britain) A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.
  9. Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, such as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
  10. A rocking horse.
  11. A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
  12. (engineering) A rock shaft.
  13. Synonyms:
    1. fan, teddy boy, devotee, rock fan, music lover, ted, aficionado
  1. (music) A genre of music originating from the South (United States) and mixing elements of rock, blues, country, hillbilly boogie and bluegrass music.
  2. (countable) A member of the subculture associated with rockabilly music.
  3. Synonyms:
    1. folk rock, country rock
  1. (geology) A rock formation that encircles a hill or mountain, separating other kinds of terrain that are above and below it.
  2. Alternative form of rock band (band that plays rock music).
  1. The essence of what it means to be a rock; the qualities that make a rock what it is.
  2. (slang) The quality of music being rock music, or generally "rocking" (being excitingly good).
  1. A dam's embankment of compacted free-draining granular earth, often containing rocks, with an impervious zone.
  1. (film) A genre of exploitation film that deals with the lives of rock musicians.
  1. A section of a garden made from decorative rocks and alpine plants.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. terrace, alpine garden, garden, rock garden
  1. Ornamental work done with rocks, as for example around a pond.
  1. (geology) A type of landslide characterized by falling rocks.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. rockfall
  1. A quantity of rocks that has fallen from a cliff etc.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. rockslide
  1. A landscape dominated by rocks.
  1. The motion of something that rocks.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. roll, tossing, lurching, pitching, rolling, plunging, swaying, swell, wallowing
  1. plural of rockabilly
  2. Synonyms:
    1. folk rock, country rock
  1. plural of rockabilly
  2. Synonyms:
    1. folk rock, country rock
  1. plural of rockscape
  1. plural of rockslide
  2. Synonyms:
    1. rockfalls
  1. plural of rockband
  1. plural of rockfall
  2. Synonyms:
    1. rockslides
  1. plural of rockfill
  1. plural of rockwork
  1. plural of rockery
  2. Synonyms:
    1. gardens, rock gardens, terraces
  1. plural of rocker
  2. Synonyms:
    1. aficionados, devotees, fans, teds, teddy boys
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