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  1. stone

    • IPA[stəʊn]

    英式

    • n.
      hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material;used in similes and metaphors to refer to weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement
    • v.
      throw stones at;remove the stone from (a fruit).
    • verb: stone, 3rd person present: stones, gerund or present participle: stoning, past tense: stoned, past participle: stoned

    • noun: stone, plural noun: stones

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material the houses are built of stone high stone walls
    • used in similes and metaphors to refer to weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement Isabel stood as if turned to stone the elevator dropped like a stone
    • a small piece of rock found on the ground. 同義詞 rock, pebble, boulder, boondie, cobbles, ... 更多
    • a meteorite made of rock, as opposed to metal.
    • a calculus; a gallstone or kidney stone.
    • 2. a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation a memorial stone boundary stones 同義詞 gravestone, headstone, tombstone, tablet, monument, ... 更多
    • a gem or jewel a gold ring with a small dark red stone 同義詞 gem, gemstone, jewel, precious stone, semi-precious stone, ... 更多
    • short for curling stone
    • a round piece or counter, originally made of stone, used in various board games, especially the Japanese game of go.
    • a large flat table or sheet, originally made of stone and now usually of metal, on which pages of type are made up.
    • 3. a hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits. 同義詞 kernel, seed, pip, pit, technicalendocarp
    • 4. British a unit of weight equal to 14 lb (6.35 kg) I weighed 10 stone
    • 5. a natural shade of whitish or brownish-grey stone stretch trousers

    動詞

    • 1. throw stones at policemen were stoned by the crowd two people were stoned to death
    • 2. British remove the stone from (a fruit).
    • 3. build, face, or pave with stone the honey-stoned, eighteenth-century city