stone translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "stone" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

stone

noun /stəun/
(also adjective) (of) the material of which rocks are composed
piedra
limestone sandstone a stone house stone walls In early times, men made tools out of stone.
a piece of this, of any shape or size
piedra
He threw a stone at the dog.
a piece of this shaped for a special purpose
piedra
a tombstone paving-stones a grindstone.
a gem or jewel
piedra
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
hueso
a cherry-stone.
a measure of weight still used in Britain, equal to 6.35 kilogrammes
unidad de peso que equivale a 6,348 kg
She weighs 9.5 stone.
a piece of hard material that forms in the kidney, bladder etc and causes pain
cálculo, piedra
a kidney stone
stony adjective ( comparative stonier, superlative stoniest) full of, or covered with, stones
pedregoso
stony soil a stony path/beach It’s very stony around here.
(of a person’s expression etc ) like stone in coldness, hardness etc
frío, glacial
He gave me a stony stare.
stonily adverb
fríamente
stoniness noun
frialdad
stone-cold adjective ( stone-dead, stone-deaf) completely cold, dead, or deaf
completamente frío/tieso/sordo
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
gres
a stoneware jug.
stonework noun construction done in stone, especially the stone parts of a building
cantería
the crumbling stonework.
leave no stone unturned to try every possible means
no dejar piedra por mover
The police left no stone unturned to (try to) find the missing child.
a stone’s throw noun a very short distance
a tiro de piedra
They live only a stone’s throw away from here.
(Definition of stone from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stone” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
meme

an idea, image, video, etc. that is spread very quickly on the internet

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More