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Significado de “stone” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "stone" - Diccionario Inglés

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stonenoun

uk   /stəʊn/ us   /stoʊn/
  • stone noun (ROCK)

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.
[C] a piece of hard material that can form in some organs in the body and cause severe pain: kidney/gall stones

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  • stone noun (WEIGHT)

[C] plural stone or stones UK written abbreviation st a unit of weight equal to 14 pounds or 6.35 kilograms, used especially when talking about a person's weight: I weigh ten and a half stone. She has put on/lost a stone (= is a stone heavier/lighter).

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  • stone noun (SEED)

C2 [C] mainly UK US usually pit a large, hard seed inside some types of fruit: Peaches, plums, and olives all contain stones.
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stoneverb [T]

uk   /stəʊn/ us   /stoʊn/
  • stone verb [T] (THROW ROCKS)

to throw stones at something or someone: Rioters set up barricades and stoned police cars.
stone sb to death
to kill someone as a punishment by throwing stones at them
  • stone verb [T] (REMOVE SEED)

US usually pit to remove the stone from a fruit: Could you stone the cherries for me?
(Definition of stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "stone" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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stonenoun

us   /stoʊn/
  • stone noun (HARD SUBSTANCE)

[C/U] the hard, solid substance found in the ground that is often used as a building material, or a small piece of this substance: [U] The museum was made of stone.
[C/U] A stone is also a jewel: [C] He wore a ring with a black stone on his little finger.
[C/U] A stone is also a piece of hard material that can form in an organ in the body: [C] kidney stones
  • stone noun (SEED)

[C] a pit : a cherry stone

stoneverb [T]

us   /stoʊn/
  • stone verb [T] (THROW HARD SUBSTANCE)

to throw rocks or other hard objects at someone or something

stoneadverb [not gradable]

us   /stoʊn/
completely: By the time he was 80, he was stone deaf.
(Definition of stone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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