Übersetzung von “stone” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounstone /stoʊn/
uncountable rock
pierre feminine

a statue made from stone
une statue de pierre
countable a small piece of rock
caillou masculine

children throwing stones into the water
des enfants jetant des cailloux dans l'eau
countable Brit a large, hard seed in some fruits
noyau masculine

a nectarine stone
un noyau de nectarine
countable ( plural stone ) a unit used in the U.K. for measuring weight, equal to 14 pounds or 6.35 kilograms
=14 livres / 6,35 kg notPredefined

He weighs just over 12 stone.
Il pèse un peu plus de 76 kg.


verb transitivestone /stoʊn/
to throw stones at sb as a punishment

He was stoned to death by the crowd.
Il a été lapidé par la foule.

(Übersetzung von “stone” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /stəun/

(also adjective) (of) the material of which rocks are composed

(de) pierre
a stone house
stone walls
In early times, men made tools out of stone.

a piece of this, of any shape or size

He threw a stone at the dog.

a piece of this shaped for a special purpose

pierre; pavé; meule (à aiguiser)

a gem or jewel

She lost the stone out of her ring
diamonds, rubies and other stones.

the hard shell containing the nut or seed in some fruits eg peaches and cherries

a cherry-stone.

a measure of weight still used in Britain, equal to 6.35 kilogrammes

She weighs 9.5 stone.

a piece of hard material that forms in the kidney, bladder etc and causes pain

a kidney stone
stony adjective

full of, or covered with, stones

stony soil
a stony path/beach
It’s very stony around here.

(of a person’s expression etc) like stone in coldness, hardness etc

He gave me a stony stare.
stonily adverb

stoniness noun

nature pierreuse, dureté
stone-cold adjective ( stone-dead, stone-deaf)

completely cold, dead, or deaf

complètement froid; raide mort; sourd comme un pot
He’s almost stone-deaf
Your soup is stone-cold. He was stone-dead.
stoneware noun, adjective

(of) a hard type of pottery made of clay containing pieces of stone

(de) grès
a stoneware jug.
stonework noun

construction done in stone, especially the stone parts of a building

the crumbling stonework.
leave no stone unturned

to try every possible means

remuer ciel et terre (pour)
The police left no stone unturned to (try to) find the child.
a stone’s throw

a very short distance

à deux pas (de)
They live only a stone’s throw away from here.



to remove the stones from (fruit)

She washed and stoned the cherries.

(Übersetzung von “stone” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)