Translation of "rock" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rocknoun

uk /rɒk/ us /rɑːk/

rock noun (STONE)

B1 [ C or U ] the dry solid part of the earth's surface, or any large piece of this that sticks up out of the ground or the sea

岩石;岩;礁石
Mountains and cliffs are formed from rock. 山和悬崖都是由岩石构成的。
The boat struck a rock outside the bay and sank. 船在海湾外撞上了一块礁石,沉没了。

[ C ] a piece of rock or stone

岩块;石块;大石
The demonstrators were hurling rocks at the police. 示威者向警察投掷石块。
rocks [ plural ]

a line of large stones sticking up from the sea

礁石
The storm forced the ship onto the rocks. 暴风雨致使这艘轮船触礁。

[ C ] slang for a valuable stone used in jewellery, especially a diamond

宝石;(尤指)钻石
Have you seen the size of the rock he gave her for their anniversary? 你看见他结婚周年纪念时送给她的钻石有多大个了吗?

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rock noun (MUSIC)

A2 [ U ] a type of popular music with a strong, loud beat that is usually played with electric guitars and drums

摇滚乐
a rock group 摇滚乐队
a rock star 摇滚歌星

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rockverb

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rock verb (MOVE)

C2 [ I or T ] to (cause someone or something to) move backwards and forwards or from side to side in a regular way

(使)摇晃,(使)摇动
He picked up the baby and gently rocked her to sleep. 他抱起了婴儿轻轻摇着哄她入睡。
If you rock back on that chair, you're going to break it. 你坐在那把椅子上要是往后摇,椅子会散架的。

[ T ] If a person or place is rocked by something such as an explosion, the force of it makes the person or place shake.

使剧烈震动;使猛烈摇动
The explosion, which rocked the city, killed 300. 这次爆炸使整座城市剧烈震动,致使300人丧生。

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rock verb (SHOCK)

[ T ] If an event rocks a group of people or society, it causes feelings of shock.

使震惊;使震动;惊吓
The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company. 总经理的辞职震惊了整个公司。

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(Translation of “rock” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)