Die Übersetzung von "stone" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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.

(Die Übersetzung von "stone" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)