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stone

noun (ROCK)    /stəʊn/ US  /stoʊn/
B1 [C or U] the hard, solid substance found in the ground that is often used for building, or a piece of this: a stone wall/floor a flight of stone steps a primitive stone axe They cut enormous blocks of stone out of the hillside. Some demonstrators were arrested for throwing stones at the police.Geology - general words [C] a piece of hard material that can form in some organs in the body and cause severe pain: kidney/gall stonesSwellings and lumps
(Definition of stone noun (ROCK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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