Translation of "stone" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /stəʊn/ us /stoʊn/

B1 [ no plural ] a hard, natural substance that is found in the ground

a stone wall un muro di pietra

B1 a small rock or piece of rock

sasso, pietra

B1 a hard, valuable substance that is often used in jewellery

pietra (preziosa)
precious stones pietre preziose

plural stone UK a unit for measuring weight, equal to 6.35 kilograms or 14 pounds

unità di misura di peso nel Regno Unito, pari a 6,35 kg o 14 libbre

UK US pit a large, hard seed that grows inside some types of fruit and vegetables

a cherry stone un nocciolo di ciliegia

(Translation of “stone” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)