A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.
Roget 558: engraving, chalcography†; line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving; dry point, bur; etching, aquatinta†; chiseling; plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, ... show more
Dutch: kiezel, rots, steen, steenrots
Building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose.
Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust:
— Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries.
Dutch: gesteente, natuursteen, rots
A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry:
— She had jewels made of all the rarest stones.
Dutch: edelsteen, steen
An avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds.
The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed:
— You should remove the stones from prunes before cooking.
Dutch: steen, endocarpium, endocarp
United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946).
United States filmmaker (born in 1946).
synonym: Oliver Stone.
United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893).
synonym: Lucy Stone.
United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989).
United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946).
synonym: Harlan Fiske Stone.
United States architect (1902-1978).
synonym: Edward Durell Stone.
A lack of feeling or expression or movement.
Polish: kamienne serce, serce jak głaz, serce jak kamień, serce z kamienia
Kill by throwing stones at:
— People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock.
Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists. assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more
Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang]. visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more
Remove the pits from.
Of any of various dull tannish or grey colors.
Moby thesaurus: Irish confetti, Lydian stone, Tarmac, Tarvia, aa, abyssal rock, acorn, adamant, adamantine, adobe, agate, alexandrite, amethyst, anklet, anthraconite, aplite, aquamarine, arch, armlet, ashlar ... show more.
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