an act or instance of the falling of rock, as in a cave-in or an avalanche.
a mass of rocks that have fallen:
to be trapped under a rockfall.
a city in NW Illinois.
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. a wall built of unmortared stones, as one bordering a field.
noun, Pathology. 1. brucellosis. Rock fever n. See brucellosis.
- Rock-fill dam
[rok-fil] /ˈrɒkˌfɪl/ noun 1. a dam built mainly of rocks of various sizes fitted compactly together.
noun, plural (especially collectively) rockfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) rockfishes. 1. any of various fishes found about rocks. 2. striped bass. 3. any of the North Pacific and Atlantic marine fishes of the genus Sebastes. 4. scorpionfish. noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. any of various fishes that live among rocks, […]