Noun Definition

stone

1.Definition: a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

"He had the gem set in a ring for his wife", "She had jewels made of all the rarest stones"

Related Noun(s):gem, gemstone

Category: General

2.Definition: a lack of feeling or expression or movement

"He must have a heart of stone", "Her face was as hard as stone"

Category: General

3.Definition: a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

Related Noun(s):rock

Category: Objects

4.Definition: an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds

"A heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"

Category: General

5.Definition: building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

"He wanted a special stone to mark the site"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust

"That mountain is solid rock", "Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"

Related Noun(s):rock

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):pit, endocarp

Category: Plants

8.Definition: United States architect (1902-1978)

Related Noun(s):edward durell stone

Category: People

9.Definition: United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

Related Noun(s):lucy stone

Category: People

10.Definition: United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

Related Noun(s):oliver stone

Category: People

11.Definition: United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)

Related Noun(s):isidor feinstein stone

Category: People

12.Definition: United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)

Related Noun(s):harlan fiske stone

Category: People

13.Definition: United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)

Related Noun(s):harlan stone, harlan f. stone, harlan fisk stone

Category: People