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Definition of STONE
Pronunciation : STONE

noun : STONE

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me" ;

  • 2. (

    ) building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site" ;

  • 3. (

    ) material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones" ;

  • 5. (

    ) an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds; "a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking" ;

  • 13. (

    ) a lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone" ;

verb : STONE

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock" ;

  • 2. (

    ) remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries" ;

Adjective : STONE

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of any of various dull tannish or grey colors ;


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