Stone

  • (noun): A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.
    Synonyms: rock
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on stone:

Gawsworth Old Hall - Grounds - Structures
... 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 ...
Zero Mile Marker - Countries - India
... Zero Mile Stone Marathi शून्य मैलाचा दगड is a monument locating the geographical center of India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra.The Zero Mile Stone was erected by ...
Ian Hamilton (lawyer) - Portrayals in Popular Culture
... In 2008, Hamilton's book, The Taking of the Stone of Destiny, was made into a movie entitled Stone of Destiny ... a team of students to reclaim the Stone of Scone ...
I. F. Stone
... 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 - History - Core and Purple (1992–1995)
... 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 and following ... 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): 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"
    Synonyms: rock
  • (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): United States filmmaker (born in 1946).
    Synonyms: Oliver Stone
  • (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 feminist and suffragist (1818-1893).
    Synonyms: Lucy Stone
  • (verb): Remove the pits from.
    Synonyms: pit
  • (noun): United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946).
    Synonyms: Harlan Fiske Stone
  • (verb): Kill by throwing stones at.
    Synonyms: lapidate
  • (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): 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
  • (adj): Of any of various dull tannish-gray colors.
  • (noun): A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
    Synonyms: gem, gemstone

Famous quotes containing the word stone:

    Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    You see, in a world where elephants are pursued by flying men, people are just naturally going to want to get high.
    Judith Rascoe, U.S. screenwriter, Robert Stone (b. 1939)

    And every stone shall cry,
    In praises of the child
    By whose descent among us
    The worlds are reconciled.
    Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)