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stone noun

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  • stone — ► NOUN 1) hard, solid non metallic mineral matter of which rock is made. 2) a small piece of stone found on the ground. 3) a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially to commemorate something or to mark out a boundary. 4) a gem. 5) a hard… …   English terms dictionary

  • stone — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hard solid substance ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ hard ▪ rough, smooth ▪ weathered ▪ carve …   Collocations dictionary

  • stone fruit — noun fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube • Syn: ↑drupe • Derivationally related forms: ↑drupaceous (for: ↑drupe), ↑drupelet …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone wall — noun a fence built of rough stones; used to separate fields (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑fence, ↑fencing • Hyponyms: ↑dry wall, ↑dry stone wall * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone circle — noun : a circle of stones constructed by primitive or ancient peoples; specifically : a circle of upright megaliths usually enclosing a mound or dolmen compare cromlech * * * stone circle noun A circle of prehistoric standing stones • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone hawk — noun see stone falcon * * * stone falcon or stone hawk noun The merlin, from its habit of using a stony outcrop as a ‘plucking post’ • • • Main Entry: ↑stone stone hawk see ↑stone falcon above. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone hammer — noun Etymology: Middle English stanehammer, from stane, stan, ston, stoon stone + hammer : spalling hammer * * * stone hammer noun 1. A hammer for breaking stones 2. A hammer with a stone head • • • Main E …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone parsley — noun 1. any plant of the genus Seseli having dense umbels of small white or pink flowers and finely divided foliage • Syn: ↑moon carrot • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Seseli, ↑genus Seseli …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone pine — noun medium sized two needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds • Syn: ↑umbrella pine, ↑European nut pine, ↑Pinus pinea • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone life face — noun any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones • Syn: ↑lithops, ↑living stone, ↑stoneface, ↑stone face, ↑stone plant, ↑flowering stone • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone pit — noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate a British term for quarry is stone pit • Syn: ↑pit, ↑quarry • Derivationally related forms: ↑quarry (for: ↑quarry) …   Useful english dictionary

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