Clastic Rock

Science / Geology / Clastic Rock: A sedimentary rock formed from mineral particles (clasts) that were mechanically transported.

Other Words for Rock

Rock Adjective Synonyms: crag, tor, escarpment, scarp, outcrop, outcropping
Rock Noun Synonyms: stone, boulder
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Pyroclastic Texture

Science / Geology / Pyroclastic Texture: The unsorted, angular, and un-rounded texture of the fragments in a pyroclastic rock. MORE

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

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

Entertainment / Bowling / Rocket: A ball thrown with extra speed; see also bb and bullet. MORE

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