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Rock can be any of the following:

  1. In geology, a rock is a substance composed of minerals and classified according to mineral composition.
  2. In music, rock is sometimes used as a short form of rock and roll, but also refers to a harder form of music derived from rock and roll.
  3. The Rock is a 1995 action movie.
  4. Rock is a confectionery made and sold in many of the UK's seaside holiday resorts. As the character Ida says in Graham Greene's novel Brighton Rock[?], "It's like those sticks of rock: bite it all the way down, you'll still read Brighton."
  5. Rock can also be used in sculpting.

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