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rock

noun /rok/
(a large lump or mass of) the solid parts of the surface of the Earth
roca
The ship struck a rock and sank the rocks on the seashore He built his house on solid rock.
a large stone
roca; peñasco
The climber was killed by a falling rock.
a type of hard sweet made in sticks
pirulí
a stick of Edinburgh rock.
rockery noun ( plural rockeries) a heap of rocks in a garden with earth between them in which small plants are grown
jardín de rocalla
This plant is ideal for rockeries in moist shady locations.
rocky adjective ( comparative rockier, superlative rockiest)
rocoso
a rocky coastline.
rockiness noun
rocosidad
rock-bottom noun, adjective (at) the lowest level possible
bajísimo, al nivel más bajo
Prices have reached rock-bottom rock-bottom prices.
rock garden noun a rockery.
jardín de rocalla
rock plant noun any plant which grows among rocks eg on mountains, often also grown in rockeries.
planta rupestre
on the rocks in a state of ruin or of great financial difficulty
arruinado, sin un duro
Their marriage is on the rocks The firm is on the rocks.
(Definition of rock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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