Carbonate Rock

Science / Geology / Carbonate Rock: A rock made up primarily of carbonate minerals (minerals containing the CO3 anionic structure). Limestone (made up primarily of calicite - CaCO3) and dolostone (made up primarily of dolomite - CaMg (CO3)2 are the most common examples.

Other Words for Rock

Rock Adjective Synonyms: crag, tor, escarpment, scarp, outcrop, outcropping
Rock Noun Synonyms: stone, boulder
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Rocker Arm

Technology / Motorcycle / Rocker Arm: A centrally pivoted lever that transmits the motion of the camshaft to open and close the valves. MORE

Rocker

Life Style / Painting / Rocker: A broad-ended tool with a sharp-toothed curved base which is used to ground a mezzotint plate. It is so called because it is applied with a rocking motion. MORE

Rocked

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Rocked: Big hit MORE

Rocker Step

Entertainment / Basketball / Rocker Step: An offensive move consisting of a jab step followed by a step backward; the player can either shoot or drive, depending on the movement of the defender. MORE

Rockered Blades

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Rockered Blades: Used by professional ice hockey skaters; the gentle curve in a very sharp blade of an ice skate produced by rounding the toe and heel of the blade to make it easier for hockey players to turn quickly. MORE

Rocket Scientist

Business / Finance / Rocket Scientist: An employee of an investment firm (often having a Ph.D. in physics or mathematics) that works on highly mathematic models of derivative pricing. MORE

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