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Definizione monolingua e traduzione stone



Inglese grammatica

stone


Verb

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.
  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)
Noun

stone (countable and uncountable; plural stones)


  1. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
  2. A small piece of stone.
  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 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms
    • 1843, The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, page 202:
      Seven pounds make a clove, 2 cloves a stone, 2 stone a tod, 6 1/2 tods a wey, 2 weys a sack, 12 sacks a last. [...] It is to be observed here that a sack is 13 tods, and a tod 28 pounds, so that the sack is 364 pounds.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, page 209:
      Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stones.
  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.
    stone colour:    
  9. (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
Adjective

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.
Adverb

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.
Traduzione italiano pietra |sasso |lapidare |petroso |pietroso |roccioso |pierra |calcolo |nocciolo |roccia |sassolino |gemma |nòcciolo |pietra preziosa |ciottolo |denocciolare |lapide |masso |osso |snocciolare |


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