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What is "Rocker" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 21-Apr-2024 (2 months, 27 days ago)
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Rocker
A chair which tips back and forth in place. Traditional rockers have arched supports on the legs. Platform rockers move on springs on stationary bases. There are also swivel rockers and rocker recliners available.

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