Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A style of rock 'n' roll characterized by a harsh, amplified sound and loud, distorted electric guitars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Rock music marked by a heavy regular beat, high amplification, and usually frenzied performances

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Examples

  • The walls were smooth and cool; the floor, when she scraped the leaves aside with the tip of her sword, was hard rock beneath wind-blown detritus, all illuminated by the weird black-light glow of Belegir's crystal.

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