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Oxford dictionary definition of the word stone:
1 [mass noun] hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material:
the houses are built of stone
high stone walls
used in similes and metaphors to refer to weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement:
Isabel stood as if turned to stone
the elevator dropped like a stone
[count noun] a small piece of rock found on the ground.
[count noun] Astronomy a meteorite made of rock, as opposed to metal.
[count noun] Medicine a calculus; a gallstone or kidney stone.
2a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation:
a memorial stone
a gem or jewel:
a gold ring with a small dark red stone
short for curling stone.
a round piece or counter, originally made of stone, used in various board games, especially the Japanese game of go.
a large flat table or sheet, originally made of stone and now usually of metal, on which pages of type are made up.
3a hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.
4 (plural same) British a unit of weight equal to 14 lb (6.35 kg):
I weighed 10 stone
5 [mass noun] a natural shade of whitish or brownish-grey:
stone stretch trousers
1throw stones at:
policemen were stoned by the crowd
two people were stoned to death
2remove the stone from (a fruit):
(as adjective stoned)
add 50 g of stoned black olives
3build, face, or pave with stone:
(as adjective, in combination -stoned)
the honey-stoned, eighteenth-century city