Some articles on stone:
... Zero Mile Stone Marathi शून्य मैलाचा दगड is a monument locating the geographical center of India in the city of Nagpur ...
... The 17th-century Gatehouse is constructed in brick with ashlar dressings and a stone slate roof, in two storeys and three bays ... A table tomb over the grave consists of an inscribed stone slab on a brick plinth ... Adjacent to it is another inscribed stone slab, dating from the 19th century ...
... In 2008, Hamilton's book, The Taking of the Stone of Destiny, was made into a movie entitled Stone of Destiny ... The film depicted Hamilton as the protagonist leading a team of students to reclaim the Stone of Scone ...
... Isidor Feinstein Stone (December 24, 1907 – June 18, 1989 born Isidor Feinstein, better known as I ... Stone and Izzy Stone) was an American investigative journalist and author ... Stone's Weekly, which was ranked 16th in a poll of his fellow journalists of "The Top 100 Works of Journalism in the United States in the 20th Century" ...
... Stone Temple Pilots developed a fan base in San Diego clubs in order to steer clear of the Los Angeles corporate music scene and build up their technique ... In 1992, Stone Temple Pilots signed with Atlantic Records ... Despite hostile reviews from critics, Stone Temple Pilots continued to gain fans ...
More definitions of "stone":
- (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.
Synonyms: pit, endocarp
- (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): United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946).
Synonyms: Harlan Fiske Stone
- (noun): United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893).
Synonyms: Lucy Stone
- (noun): A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.
- (noun): United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989).
Synonyms: I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein 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"
- (verb): Kill by throwing stones at.
- (adj): Of any of various dull tannish-gray colors.
- (verb): Remove the pits from.
- (noun): United States architect (1902-1978).
Synonyms: Edward Durell Stone
- (noun): A lack of feeling or expression or movement.
Example: "He must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word stone:
“Let these memorials of built stone musics
enduring instrument, of many centuries of
patient cultivation of the earth, of English
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“They said they were an-hungry; sighed forth proverbs
That hunger broke stone walls, that dogs must eat,
That meat was made for mouths, that the gods sent not
Corn for the rich men only.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Why silk is soft and the stone wounds
The child shall question all his days,
Why night-time rain and the breasts blood
Both quench his thirst hell have a black reply.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)