Translation of "stone" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (ROCK) 石头 uk us /stəʊn/ US  /stoʊn/ (plural stones)

[ C or U ] the hard solid substance found in the ground which is often used for building, or a piece of this

a stone wall/floor 石墙/石头地面
a flight of stone steps 一段石头台阶
a primitive stone axe 简陋的石斧
They cut enormous blocks of stone out of the hillside. 他们从山上开采出大量的石料。
Some demonstrators were arrested for throwing stones at the police. 一些示威者因向警察投掷石块被逮捕。

[ C ] a piece of hard material which can form in some organs in the body and cause severe pain

kidney/gall stones 肾/胆结石

(Translation of “stone noun (ROCK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)