Definition Of stone


a hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.

The ‘ricin factory’ consisted of castor oil, cherry stones and apple seeds, and some handwritten recipes for ricin.

a natural shade of whitish-gray or brownish-gray.

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a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation.

a memorial stone

a unit of weight equal to 14 pounds (6.35 kg).

I weighed 10 stone

build, face, or pave with stone.

Over another is a honey- stoned manor and a Grade 1-listed Gothic orangery.

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Example Of stone

  • stone stretch trousers

  • About five years later he was attracted to the natural beauty of stone and he became a highly original exponent of direct carving in this medium.

  • At one end of the spectrum is Piet Hein's Hex, where a player can take exactly one action (place a stone on the board).

  • At this stage I weighed 5 and a half stone and was only skin and bones but I still thought I was fat.

  • boundary stone

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