STONE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Stone Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.
  2. (n.) One of the testes; a testicle.
  3. (n.) Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones.
  4. (n.) To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.
  5. (n.) A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.
  6. (n.) 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; -- called also imposing stone.
  7. (n.) A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.
  8. (n.) To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.
  9. (n.) To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.
  10. (n.) A precious stone; a gem.
  11. (n.) To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.
  12. (n.) A monument to the dead; a gravestone.
  13. (n.) Something made of stone. Specifically: -
  14. (n.) To make like stone; to harden.
  15. (n.) Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.
  16. (n.) The glass of a mirror; a mirror.


Synonyms:
Endocarp, Gem, Lapidate, Pit, Rock,

• Stonebuck Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) See Steinbock.


• Stonecrop Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A sort of tree.
  2. (n.) Any low succulent plant of the genus Sedum, esp. Sedum acre, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of America. See Orpine.


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