HyperDic: crock

English > 5 senses of the word crock:
NOUNsubstancecrock, carbon black, lampblack, soot, smuta black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
communicationcrocknonsense
artifactcrock, earthenware jaran earthen jar (made of baked clay)
VERBmotioncrockrelease color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric
contactcrocksoil with or as with crock
crock > pronunciation
Soundskraa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > crock: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink.
Synonymscarbon black, lampblack, soot, smut
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcarbonilla, hollín, negro de carbón, tizne
Catalannegre de carbó, sutge, sutja
English > crock: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningnonsense; foolish talk.
Example"that's a crock"
Broadernonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokumA message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
Spanishabsurdo, sinsentido
English > crock: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn earthen jar (made of baked clay).
Synonymearthenware jar
BroaderjarA vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
Spanishcacharro de greda, cántaro, pote, vasija de barro
Verbscrocksoil with or as with crock
English > crock: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRelease color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderrun, bleedBe diffused
English > crock: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSoil with or as with crock.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderdirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemiremake soiled, filthy, or dirty
Nounscrockan earthen jar (made of baked clay)

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