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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocnoun

    mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength


  1. rocnoun

    An enormous mythical bird in Eastern legend.


  1. Roc

    Roc is a song by American R&B recording artist The-Dream, released as a single for digital download on January 31, 2012. The song is included on The-Dream's EP Climax, which was ultimately a bonus CD on his fourth studio album IV Play (2013).


  1. roc

    ROC, or Receiver Operating Characteristic, is a statistical method used in machine learning and data analysis to assess the performance or effectiveness of a binary classifier system. It is represented as a curve, plotting the true positive rate (sensitivity) against the false positive rate (1-specificity) at various threshold settings. The area under the ROC curve, known as AUC (Area under the Curve), is used as a metric to quantify the overall performance of the classifier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rocnoun

    a monstrous bird of Arabian mythology

  2. Etymology: [Ar. & Per. rokh or rukh. Cf. Rook a castle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Roc

    rok, n. an immense fabulous bird, able to carry off an elephant—also Rok, Ruc, Rukh.—Roc's egg, a mare's nest. [Pers. rukh.]

Suggested Resources

  1. ROC

    What does ROC stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ROC acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ROC

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Roc is ranked #60790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Roc surname appeared 331 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Roc.

    70% or 232 total occurrences were Black.
    13.2% or 44 total occurrences were White.
    8.1% or 27 total occurrences were Asian.
    6.6% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roc in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of roc in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Dean Morgan:

    For those of us lucky enough to get to know Rocco, we were blessed, he gave the best advice, told the best and dirtiest jokes and was the first to give you a hug and kiss when it was needed. To know Roc was to love Roc. He will be missed greatly. There is a little less magic in the world today. Rest in peace, 'Pops.' Love and miss you madly.

  2. President Ma:

    The Nansha (Spratly) Islands, Shisha (Paracel) Islands, Chungsha (Macclesfield Bank) Islands, and Tungsha (Pratas) Islands, as well as their surrounding waters, are an inherent part of ROC territory and waters, and the ROC enjoys all rights over these islands and their surrounding waters in accordance with international law. This is indisputable.

  3. The Olympic Committee:

    Implementing our strict position about the fight against doping, taken into account the documents we have received from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the ROC has disqualified Irina Maracheva and Anna Lukyanova for two years for breaking anti-doping rules.

  4. Roger Goodell:

    Roc Nation is one of the most globally influential and impactful organizations in entertainment, the NFL and Roc Nation share a vision of inspiring meaningful social change across our country. We are thrilled to partner with Roc Nation and look forward to making a difference in our communities together.

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