Associations to the word «Stone»

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Wiktionary

STONE, noun. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.
STONE, noun. A small piece of stone, a pebble.
STONE, noun. A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
STONE, noun. (British) (plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms
STONE, noun. (botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
STONE, noun. (medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.
STONE, noun. (board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
STONE, noun. A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
STONE, noun. (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
STONE, noun. A monument to the dead; a gravestone.
STONE, noun. (obsolete) A mirror, or its glass.
STONE, noun. (obsolete) A testicle.
STONE, noun. (dated) (printing) A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc. before printing; also called imposing stone.
STONE, verb. (transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.
STONE, verb. (transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).
STONE, verb. (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.
STONE, verb. (transitive) (slang) To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive)
STONE, adjective. Constructed of stone.
STONE, adjective. Having the appearance of stone.
STONE, adjective. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
STONE, adjective. (AAVE) Used as an intensifier.
STONE, adjective. (LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.
STONE, adverb. As a stone (used with following adjective).
STONE, adverb. (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjective).
STONE, proper noun. A surname​.
STONE AGE, proper noun. (archaeology) A broad prehistoric period during which humans widely used stone for toolmaking.
STONE AGE, proper noun. (figuratively) (informal) Any extremely primitive or undeveloped era.
STONE AGE, proper noun. (figuratively) The time a particular field was introduced and was in its earliest stages of development.
STONE AGE, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of Stone Age
STONE BABIES, noun. Plural of stone baby
STONE BABY, noun. Lithopedion
STONE BOILING, noun. A primitive method of boiling water or milk by dropping hot stones into it.
STONE BRAMBLE, noun. A plant species of the genus Rubus, Rubus saxatilis.
STONE BRAMBLES, noun. Plural of stone bramble
STONE BROKE, adjective. Having no money.
STONE BUTCH, noun. (LGBT) A butch lesbian who does not want to be sexually touched by her partner.
STONE BUTCHES, noun. Plural of stone butch
STONE COLD, adjective. (idiomatic) Very cold; lacking any semblance of warmth.
STONE COLD, adjective. (idiomatic) Certain; definite; obvious.
STONE COLIC, noun. (obsolete) A colic attributed to the presence of kidney stones.
STONE CRAB, noun. The Florida stone crab.
STONE CRAB, noun. The king crab.
STONE CRESS, noun. A flowering plant, Aethionema grandiflorum.
STONE CURLEW, noun. Several species of large terrestrial birds in the family Burhinidae.
STONE CURLEWS, noun. Plural of stone curlew
STONE DEAD, adjective. (idiomatic) Utterly dead.
STONE DEAF, adjective. (idiomatic) Utterly deaf.
STONE FRIGATE, noun. (British) (slang) a shore establishment of the Royal Navy and some Commonwealth navies.
STONE FRUIT, noun. Any fruit with a soft fleshy exterior surrounding a hard pit or stone containing the seed.
STONE FRUITS, noun. Plural of stone fruit
STONE HAMMER, noun. A hammer formed with a face at one end, and a thick, blunt edge, parallel with the handle, at the other, used for breaking stone.
STONE LOACH, noun. Barbatula barbatula, a species of ray-finned fish in the Balitoridae (hillstream loaches) family.
STONE MAN SYNDROME, noun. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
STONE MARTEN, noun. Martes foina; beech marten.
STONE MARTENS, noun. Plural of stone marten
STONE ME, interjection. Exclamation of complete surprise.
STONE MULCHING, noun. (horticulture) The practice of covering plant roots with stone, in the manner of a mulch.
STONE PAPER, noun. A type of paper manufactured from calcium carbonate mixed with a high density polyethylene bonding agent
STONE PAPERS, noun. Plural of stone paper
STONE PINE, noun. A species of pine native of southern Europe, Pinus pinea.
STONE PINE, noun. Swiss stone pine (Pinus cembra)
STONE PINES, noun. Plural of stone pine
STONE SOUP, noun. (culinary) A traditional Portuguese thick soup, sopa de pedra.
STONE SPACE, noun. (topology) (logic) A topological space constructed from a Boolean algebra, whose points are ultrafilters on the algebra.
STONE THE CROWS, interjection. (UK) (Australia) (colloquial) Generalized expression of surprise or amazement, or just for emphasis.
STONE WALL, noun. A wall made from stone.
STONE WALL, verb. Alternative spelling of stonewall
STONE WALLS, noun. Plural of stone wall
STONE XYLOPHONE, noun. (musical instrument) A musical instrument (a lithophone) consisting of pieces of stone as sounding bars that produce tuned sounds when struck, like a xylophone.
STONE XYLOPHONES, noun. Plural of stone xylophone

Dictionary definition

STONE, noun. A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me".
STONE, noun. 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".
STONE, noun. 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".
STONE, noun. 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".
STONE, noun. 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".
STONE, noun. 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".
STONE, noun. United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946).
STONE, noun. United States filmmaker (born in 1946).
STONE, noun. United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893).
STONE, noun. United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989).
STONE, noun. United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946).
STONE, noun. United States architect (1902-1978).
STONE, noun. A lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone".
STONE, verb. Kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock".
STONE, verb. Remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries".
STONE, adjective. Of any of various dull tannish or grey colors.

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