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Overview of noun stone

The noun stone has 13 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (16) rock, stone

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

2. (9) stone

(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. (8) rock, stone

(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. gem, gemstone, stone

(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. stone

(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. stone, pit, endocarp

(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")

7. Stone, Harlan Stone, Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk Stone

(United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946))

8. Stone, Oliver Stone

(United States filmmaker (born in 1946))

9. Stone, Lucy Stone

(United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893))

10. Stone, I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone

(United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989))

11. Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone

(United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946))

12. Stone, Edward Durell Stone

(United States architect (1902-1978))

13. stone

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


Overview of verb stone

The verb stone has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) stone, lapidate

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

2. pit, stone

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


Overview of adj stone

The adj stone has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stone

(of any of various dull tannish or grey colors)

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