Translation of "rock" - English-Traditional 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. 山和懸崖都是由岩石構成的。
The boat struck a rock outside the bay and sank. 船在海灣外撞上了一塊礁石,沉沒了。

[ C ] a piece of rock or stone

岩塊;石塊;大石
The demonstrators were hurling rocks at the police. 示威者向員警投擲石塊。
rocks [ plural ]

a line of large stones sticking up from the sea

礁石
The storm forced the ship onto the rocks. 暴風雨致使這艘輪船觸礁。

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

寶石;(尤指)鑽石
Have you seen the size of the rock he gave her for their anniversary? 你看見他結婚周年紀念時送給她的鑽石有多大個了嗎?

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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

搖滾樂
a rock group 搖滾樂隊
a rock star 搖滾歌星

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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)搖晃,(使)搖動
He picked up the baby and gently rocked her to sleep. 他抱起了嬰兒輕輕搖著哄她入睡。
If you rock back on that chair, you're going to break it. 你坐在那把椅子上要是往後搖,椅子會散架的。

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

使劇烈震動;使猛烈搖動
The explosion, which rocked the city, killed 300. 這次爆炸使整座城市劇烈震動,致使300人喪生。

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rock verb (SHOCK)

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

使震驚;使震動;驚嚇
The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company. 總經理的辭職震驚了整個公司。

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