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stones, plural;
  1. Throw stones at
    • - policemen were stoned by the crowd
  2. Execute (someone) by throwing stones at them
    • - he was stoned to death
  3. Remove the stone from (a fruit)
    • - halve, stone, and peel the avocados
  4. Build, face, or pave with stone

  1. The hard, solid, nonmetallic mineral matter of which rock is made, esp. as a building material
    • - the houses are built of stone
    • - high stone walls
  2. A small piece of rock found on the ground

  3. (in metaphorical use) Weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement
    • - Isabel stood as if turned to stone
    • - her face became as hard as stone
    • - the elevator dropped like a stone
  4. A meteorite made of rock, as opposed to metal

  5. A calculus; a gallstone or kidney stone

  6. A piece of stone shaped for a purpose, esp. one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation
    • - a memorial stone
    • - boundary stones
  7. A gem or jewel

  8. A round piece or counter, originally made of stone, used in various board games such as backgammon

  9. A large flat table or sheet, originally made of stone and later usually of metal, on which pages of type were made up

  10. A hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits

  11. A unit of weight equal to 14 pounds (6.35 kg)
    • - I weighed 10 stone
  12. A natural shade of whitish-gray or brownish-gray
    • - stone stretch trousers

  1. kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"
  2. of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
  3. rock: a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
  4. 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"
  5. pit: remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries"
  6. rock: 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"
  7. Stone (dates unknown) was an English amateur cricketer who made 10 known appearances in major cricket matches in from 1773 to 1790.
  8. Stone is a 1974 Australian film produced and directed by Sandy Harbutt. It was a low budget movie, written by Sandy Harbutt and Michael Robinson.
  9. Stone is an upcoming film directed by John Curran starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton and Milla Jovovich.
  10. Stone is the debut album from Finnish thrash metal band Stone. It was originally released in 1988, and remastered and re-issued in 2003. It was re-released again in 2009, bundled with No Anaesthesia! in a 2 CD set.
  11. Stone is the forthcoming studio album by American heavy metal band Another Animal, and the follow-up to their 2007 debut Another Animal. The album was announced in January 2010 by the band's singer, Whitfield Crane.
  12. Stone was a thrash metal band formed in Kerava, Finland in the mid-1980s. They released four albums and one live album during the late 1980s and early 1990s, before disbanding in 1991 to pursue different musical directions. ...
  13. A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders; A small piece of stone; A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond; (plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6. ...
  14. (Stones) Rock fragments 10 to 24 inches (25 to 60 centimeters) in diameter.
  15. (Stones) Also known as calculi, stones result from an excessive build-up of mineral crystals in the kidney. Symptoms of stones include intense pain in the lower back or abdomen, urinary tract infection, fever, burning sensation on urination, and/or blood in the urine.
  16. (Stones) An individual domino piece.  Also known as "tiles", "bones", "men", or a "domino".
  17. (Stones) Any crystalline inclusion embedded in the glass.
  18. (Stones) Crystalline contaminations in the glass, usually pieces of undissolved or crystallized silica, bits of refractory, or crystals due to devitrification. Stones are detrimental to appearance and may seriously weaken the glass, particularly if present in highly stressed areas.
  19. (Stones) Hugo is pursued by huge stones while trying to avoid being trapped in dead ends. Scylla has placed obstacles along the way to make things tough for Hugo, including tree roots to trip him up, as well as lava pits and other such "delights".
  20. (Stones) Short for Firestone tires or an English Rock Band
  21. (Stones) Small objects in the molten (or finished) glass that look like stones and really are bits of crucible or furnace that were picked up during working or pieces of batch that did not melt.
  22. (Stones) nasty hard things that cause pain and bleeding into urine.
  23. (Stones) small outcrop of gritstone
  24. Stones is a traditional Britannian song written by the Bardic couple Iolo and Gwenno Fitzowen. Iolo wrote the notes, while Gwenno wrote the lyrics. They lyrics are as follows:
  25. or FINISHING STONES – Small natural or manmade stones, either round, square, or triangular in cross section used for shaping, smoothing, and polishing sculpted engraving in metal. ...