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Definitions of stone:
  • noun:   building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    Example: "He wanted a special stone to mark the site"
  • noun:   a lack of feeling or expression or movement
    Example: "He must have a heart of stone"
  • noun:   United States architect (1902-1978)
  • noun:   United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946)
  • noun:   United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
  • noun:   United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)
  • noun:   United States filmmaker (born in 1946)
  • noun:   the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
    Example: "You should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"
  • noun:   an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds
    Example: "A heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"
  • noun:   a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
  • noun:   material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    Example: "Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
  • noun:   a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    Example: "She had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
  • verb:   kill by throwing stones at
    Example: "Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran"
  • verb:   remove the pits from
  • adjective:   of any of various dull tannish-gray colors
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 1694 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #158)

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