rockiness
noun Date: 1611 the quality or state of being rocky

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  • Rockiness — Rock i*ness, n. [From {Rocky}.] The state or quality of being rocky. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rockiness — [räk′ē nis] n. a rocky quality or state …   English World dictionary

  • rockiness — noun The state or quality of being rocky. , rockiness of soil Syn: illness, stoniness, turbulence Ant: earthiness, stability …   Wiktionary

  • rockiness — noun the quality of abounding in rocks and stones due to the rockiness of the land it was quickly dry even after a heavy rain • Derivationally related forms: ↑rocky • Hypernyms: ↑unevenness, ↑variability …   Useful english dictionary

  • rockiness — rockiness1 /rok ee nis/, n. the state or condition of being rocky. [1605 15; ROCKY1 + NESS] rockiness2 /rok ee nis/, n. the state or condition of a person who is shaky or unsteady, as from drinking, fatigue, or illness. [ROCKY2 + NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rockiness — rock·i·ness || rÉ‘kɪnɪs / rÉ’k n. stoniness; hardness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rockiness — rock·i·ness …   English syllables

  • Campo de Borja — The Campo de Borja DO is in the northeast of the province of Zaragoza (Aragon, Spain). It is a transition zone between the plains of the River Ebro and the mountains of the Sistema Ibérico.The DO comprises 16 municipalities.The Moncayo mountain… …   Wikipedia

  • rocky — rocky1 adjective (rockier, rockiest) consisting or formed of rock. ↘full of rocks. Derivatives rockiness noun rocky2 adjective (rockier, rockiest) 1》 unsteady or unstable. 2》 relating to or characteristic of rock music …   English new terms dictionary

  • rocky — 1. adj. & n. adj. (rockier, rockiest) 1 of or like rock. 2 full of or abounding in rock or rocks (a rocky shore). n. (the Rockies) the Rocky Mountains in western N. America. Derivatives: rockiness n. 2. adj. (rockier, rockiest) colloq. unsteady,… …   Useful english dictionary

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