- 1. rock, stone, natural object
- usage: a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
- 2. stone, building material
- usage: 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. rock, stone, material, stuff
- usage: 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, crystal
- usage: 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, avoirdupois unit
- usage: 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, pericarp, seed vessel
- usage: 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
- usage: 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
- usage: United States filmmaker (born in 1946)
- 9. Stone, Lucy Stone
- usage: United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)
- 10. Stone, I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone
- usage: United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
- 11. Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone
- usage: United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
- 12. Stone, Edward Durell Stone
- usage: United States architect (1902-1978)
- 13. stone, coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chilliness
- usage: a lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone"
- 1. stone, lapidate, kill
- usage: kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"
- 2. pit, stone, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries"
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- 1. stone, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
- usage: of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
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