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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on stone:

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" ...
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 ... Hamilton as the protagonist leading a team of students to reclaim the Stone of Scone ...
Gawsworth Old Hall - Grounds - Structures
... 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 the British who ...
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 the clubs ... 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":

  • (verb): Kill by throwing stones at.
    Synonyms: lapidate
  • (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): 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.
  • (verb): Remove the pits from.
    Synonyms: pit
  • (noun): A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.
    Synonyms: rock
  • (noun): A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
    Synonyms: gem, gemstone
  • (noun): United States filmmaker (born in 1946).
    Synonyms: Oliver 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): United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946).
    Synonyms: Harlan Fiske 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

Famous quotes containing the word stone:

    The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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    Beneath every stone there lurks a scorpion.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)

    I passed a tomb among green shades
    Where seven anemones with down-dropped heads
    Wept tears of dew upon the stone beneath.
    —Unknown. The Thousand and One Nights.

    AWP. Anthology of World Poetry, An. Mark Van Doren, ed. (Rev. and enl. Ed., 1936)