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stone



I - noun
1. a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter (Freq. 16)
- he threw a rock at me
Syn:
rock
Derivationally related forms:
stony, rocky (for: rock)
Hypernyms:
natural object
Hyponyms:
achondrite, bedrock, boulder, bowlder, calculus,
concretion, chondrite, clastic rock, crystal, crystallization, intrusion,
outcrop, outcropping, rock outcrop, pebble, petrifaction, sill,
stepping stone, tor, wall rock, whinstone, whin, xenolith
2. building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose (Freq. 9)
- he wanted a special stone to mark the site
Hypernyms:
building material
Hyponyms:
ashlar, capstone, copestone, coping stone, stretcher,
cornerstone, foundation stone, gravestone, headstone, tombstone, grindstone,
hearthstone, millstone, monolith, paving stone, springer, impost,
stele, stela, whetstone
Instance Hyponyms:
Blarney Stone
3. material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust (Freq. 8)
- that mountain is solid rock
- stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries
Syn:
rock
Hypernyms:
material, stuff
Hyponyms:
quartzite, road metal, sedimentary rock, sial, sima,
metamorphic rock, gravel, crushed rock, caliche, shingling, pumice,
pumice stone, aphanite, claystone, dolomite, emery stone, emery rock,
pudding stone, conglomerate, fieldstone, greisen, tufa, calc-tufa,
magma, igneous rock, limestone, marble, matrix
Substance Meronyms:
mineral
4. 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
Regions:
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
Hypernyms:
avoirdupois unit
Part Holonyms:
quarter
Part Meronyms:
pound, lb
5. 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
Syn:
pit, endocarp
Derivationally related forms:
pit (for: pit), stony
Hypernyms:
pericarp, seed vessel
Hyponyms:
peach pit, cherry stone
6. 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
Syn:
gem, gemstone
Hypernyms:
crystal
Hyponyms:
cabochon, opaque gem, transparent gem
Part Holonyms:
jewelry, jewellery
7. a lack of feeling or expression or movement
- he must have a heart of stone
- her face was as hard as stone
Derivationally related forms:
stony
Hypernyms:
coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chilliness

II - verb
1. kill by throwing stones at (Freq. 1)
- People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock
Syn:
lapidate
Derivationally related forms:
lapidation (for: lapidate), lapidator (for: lapidate), stoner, stoning
Hypernyms:
kill
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They want to stone the prisoners
2. remove the pits from
- pit plums and cherries
Syn:
pit
Derivationally related forms:
pit (for: pit)
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

III - adjective
of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
Similar to:
chromatic

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