Roc


Roc

The word Roc may refer to:

*Roc (mythology), a mythical giant bird
*Roc (musician), the Indian American singer-songwriter guitarist
*"Roc" (TV series), an American television sitcom starring Charles S. Dutton which aired 1991 – 1994
*"Roc" (song), the second single release from Nâdiya's eponymous album.
*Blackburn Roc, a British naval fighter-bomber and turret fighter aircraft of World War II
*Roc-A-Fella Records, a hip hop record label founded by Damon Dash and Jay-Z
*Roch, fourteenth century Occitan saint is called Roc in Catalan
*Roč, a historic town in Croatia
*Rochester, New York
*Rochester Hills, Michigan
*Roc Books, a paperback science fiction and fantasy imprint of Penguin Group
* A surname, held by
** Agustí Roc, Spanish ski mountaineer
** Margaret Roc, Australian author
** Patricia Roc, British actress
** Ste V Roc, Irish hip-hop artist
* Roc, slang term referring to the dog breed Rottweiler.

ROC as an acronym

ROC or R.O.C. may refer to:

* Republic of China (Taiwan, Pescadores, Kinmen and Matsu)
* Republic of Cuba
* Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
* ROC (publisher), a primarily fantasy-oriented imprint of the publishing company New American Library
* Greater Rochester International Airport, via its IATA airport code
* Rochester, New York, as a colloquialism based on its IATA airport code
* Rate of change (technical analysis)
* Receiver operating characteristic, ROC curve (signal detection theory or epidemiology)
* In biochemistry: Receptor-operated calcium channel
* region of convergence (relates to the Laplace transform)
* Renewables Obligation Certificates - used in UK's electricity supply industry
* Return on capital
* , a computer game developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
* Race of Champions, motorsport event combining track and rally drivers
* Race of Champions (Brands Hatch), non-championship Formula One motor race in United Kingdom between 1967 and 1979, and again in 1983, the final non-championship F1 race
*Race of Champions (Modified), a yearly stock car race using modified race cars
* Radius of curvature
* Rest of Canada, slang for Canada other than Quebec
* Right of Centre, a shortlived New Zealand political party
* Russian Orthodox Church
* Romanian Orthodox Church
* Royal Observer Corps, Branch of the RAF and British air raid warning organisation (1926 to 1957), Nuclear burst and fallout warning organisation (1957 - 1995), now disbanded.
* Remote Operations Center
* Rocuronium, a drug used in medical anesthesia


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  • roc — roc …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • roc — [ rɔk ] n. m. • XVe; forme masc. de roche 1 ♦ Littér. Bloc ou masse de pierre dure formant une éminence sur le sol. ⇒ pierre, 1. rocher. « Oh ! que la mer est sombre au pied des rocs sinistres ! » (Hugo). Cour. Dur, ferme, insensible, solide… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • roc — 1. (rok) s. m. Masse de pierre très dure qui tient à la terre. •   La source du fleuve Marsyas est au sommet d une montagne, d où il tombe sur un roc, VAUGEL. Q. C. III, 1. •   Menez la sur un roc, au haut d une montagne, En des lieux où l attend …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Roc — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un roc destrozando el barco de Simbad. Los Rocs o Rukh (en idioma persa رخ rokh, según afirmó Charles Louis de Casartelli es una forma abreviada de simurgh en persa), son aves de rapiña gigantescas, a menudo blancas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Roc — als Abkürzung steht für: Ligue ROC, eine französische Umweltorganisation Race of Champions, eine Automobilsportveranstaltung Rate of Change Oszillator, siehe Momentum (Chartanalyse) Receiver Operating Characteristic, eine grafische Methode zur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ROC — als Abkürzung steht für: Ligue ROC, eine französische Umweltorganisation Race of Champions, eine Automobilsportveranstaltung Restricted Operator’s Certificate, beschränkt gültiges Betriebszeugnis für Funker im Seefunk Rate of Change Oszillator,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • roc — ROC. s. m. Masse de pierre trés dure, qui a sa racine en terre. Ce roc est fort dur, bastir sur le roc. des fossez taillez dans le roc. percer le roc. cette place est sur un roc, bastir sur le roc. dur comme le roc. aussi ferme que le roc, qu un… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Roč — (Italian: Rozzo ) is a village in Istria, north west Croatia, with a population of only 180 people. It is about 50 km south east of Trieste, Italy, located on the road Trieste mdash; Koper mdash; Učka tunnel mdash; Rijeka. Its other names are Rus …   Wikipedia

  • Roc — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roč — Roč …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ROC — FINANCE abbreviation for return on capital * * *    Rate of Change. In technical analysis, the ROC is an indicator that measures the ratio of the most recent closing price to a price in a previous set period. Thus, a five day rate of change… …   Financial and business terms


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