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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _stan_, _ston_, from Old English _stān_, from Proto-Germanic _*stainaz_ (compare Dutch _steen_, German _Stein_), from Proto-Indo-European _*st(y)oy-_ (compare Latin _stiria_ (“icicle”), Russian _стена́_ (stená, “wall”), Ancient Greek _στῖον_ (stîon, “pebble”), _στέαρ_ (stéar, “tallow”), Persian _ستون_ (sotun, “pillar”), Albanian _shtëng_ (“hardened or pressed matter”), Sanskrit _स्त्यायते_ (styāyate, “it hardens”)).

From Middle English stan, ston, from Old English stān, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz (compare Dutch steen, German Stein), from Proto-Indo-European *st(y)oy- (compare Latin stiria (icicle), Russian стена́ (stená, wall), Ancient Greek στῖον (stîon, pebble), στέαρ (stéar, tallow), Persian ستون (sotun, pillar), Albanian shtëng (hardened or pressed matter), Sanskrit स्त्यायते (styāyate, it hardens)).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /stəʊn/ * (General American) IPA(key): /stoʊn/ * Rhymes: -əʊn

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

STONE (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ STONES _or_ STONE) (see usage notes) * (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks. * A small piece of stone, a pebble. * A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond. * Shakespeare inestimable STONES, unvalued jewels * (UK, plural: _STONE_) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms * _STONE MAC DONALD IS READY, ARE YOU_ * (botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer. _a peach STONE_ * (medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit. _kidney STONE_ * (board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go. * A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones. * (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice. * A monument to the dead; a gravestone. * Alexander Pope Should some relenting eye / Glance on the STONE where our cold relics lie. (Can we find and add a quotation of Gray to this entry?) * (obsolete) A mirror, or its glass. * Shakespeare Lend me a looking-glass; / If that her breath will mist or stain the STONE, / Why, then she lives. * (obsolete) A testicle. (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?) * (dated, printing) A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc. before printing; also called imposing stone. USAGE NOTES All countable senses use the plural _stones_ except the British unit of mass, which uses the invariant plural _stone_. SYNONYMS * (substance): rock * (small piece of stone): pebble * (hard stone-like deposit): calculus * (curling piece): rock DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

stone (countable and uncountable, plural stones or stone) (see usage notes)

  1. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.
  2. A small piece of stone, a pebble.
  3. A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
  4. (UK, plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone6.3503 kilograms
  5. (botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
    a peach stone
  6. (medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.
    kidney stone
  7. (board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
  8. A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
  9. (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
  10. A monument to the dead; a gravestone.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gray to this entry?)
  11. (obsolete) A mirror, or its glass.
  12. (obsolete) A testicle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  13. (dated, printing) A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc. before printing; also called imposing stone.

Usage notes

All countable senses use the plural stones except the British unit of mass, which uses the invariant plural stone.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

STONE (_third-person singular simple present_ STONES, _present participle_ STONING, _simple past and past participle_ STONED) * (transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones. _She got STONED to death after they found her._ * (transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.). * (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc. * (transitive, slang) To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive) SYNONYMS * (pelt with stones): lapidate TRANSLATIONS

stone (third-person singular simple present stones, present participle stoning, simple past and past participle stoned)

  1. (transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.
    She got stoned to death after they found her.
  2. (transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).
  3. (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.
  4. (transitive, slang) To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive)

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

STONE (_not comparable_) * Constructed of stone. _STONE walls_ * Having the appearance of stone. _STONE pot_ * Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones. * (African American Vernacular) Used as an intensifier. _She is one STONE fox._ TRANSLATIONS

stone (not comparable)

  1. Constructed of stone.
    stone walls
  2. Having the appearance of stone.
    stone pot
  3. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
  4. (African American Vernacular) Used as an intensifier.
    She is one stone fox.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

STONE (_not comparable_) * As a stone (used with following adjective). _My father is STONE deaf. This soup is STONE cold._ * (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjective). _I went STONE crazy after she left._ DERIVED TERMS * stone cold * stone dead * stone deaf TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS SEE ALSO * Appendix:Colors

stone (not comparable)

  1. As a stone (used with following adjective).
    My father is stone deaf. This soup is stone cold.
  2. (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjective).
    I went stone crazy after she left.

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  • Appendix:Colors

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* notes, onset, set on, seton, SONET, steno, tones

Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ston/

  • IPA(key): /ston/

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ADJECTIVE
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French - Adjective

STONE (_masculine and feminine_, _plural_ STONES) * stoned (high on drugs)

stone (masculine and feminine, plural stones)

  1. stoned (high on drugs)


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