stone

  • 1 Stone — Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral matter;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Stone — may refer to:Construction and building* Masonry, the building of structures from stone * Coade stone, a special form of vitreous stoneware, used for monumental work and architectural decoration * Standing stone, a solitary stone set vertically… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Stone — (englisch für Stein) steht für: Stone (Familienname), der Familienname Stone Stone (Band), eine finnische Thrash Metal Band Stone (Einheit), eine englische Masse Einheit Stone (Film), ein Thriller aus dem Jahr 2010 von John Curran Stone… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 STONE (R.) — STONE RICHARD (1913 1991) Économiste anglais né en 1913, Richard Stone a commencé sa carrière chez un courtier londonien, avant de rejoindre en 1940 les rangs du Bureau central des statistiques, à l’initiative de John Maynard Keynes. Ses… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 stone — ► NOUN 1) hard, solid non metallic mineral matter of which rock is made. 2) a small piece of stone found on the ground. 3) a piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially to commemorate something or to mark out a boundary. 4) a gem. 5) a hard… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Stone — Stone, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stoning}.] [From {Stone}, n.: cf. AS. st?nan, Goth. stainjan.] 1. To pelt, beat, or kill with stones. [1913 Webster] And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 stone — [stōn] n. [ME < OE stan, akin to Du steen, Ger stein < IE base * stāi , to become thick, compress, stiffen > L stiria, a drop (< stilla), Gr stear, tallow] 1. the hard, solid, nonmetallic mineral matter of which rock is composed 2. a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 stone — adverb. Combinations such as stone cold and stone dead, in which stone is used adverbially (‘like a stone’), have been recorded for centuries. More recently, stone has developed a freer adverbial use as a mere intensive equivalent to very or… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 STONE (M. H.) — STONE MARSHALL HARVEY (1903 1989) Après ses études à l’université Harvard, Marshall Harvey Stone enseigna dans diverses universités: Columbia (1925 1927), Yale (1931 1933), Harvard (1927 1931, puis 1933 1946) et Chicago (depuis 1944). Il fut élu… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 10 Stone — Stone, Nicholas * * * (as used in expressions) Stone, Edward Durell Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone, Lucy Stone, Oliver Stone, Robert (Anthony) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 11 STONE, I.F. — STONE, I.F. (Isidore Feinstein; 1907–1989), U.S. journalist, born in Philadelphia. Stone edited the liberal weekly The Nation, 1940–46. From 1952 until 1971 he published I.F. Stone s Weekly written by himself and noted for its criticism of… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 stone- — [stōn] 〚/span> STONE, with the sense of “like, or as is, a stone”〛 combining form very, completely: used in hyphenated compounds [stone blind, stone broke] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 stone- — [stōn] [< STONE, with the sense of “like, or as is, a stone”] combining form very, completely: used in hyphenated compounds [stone blind, stone broke] …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 stone me! — and stone the crows! (slang) Expressions of astonishment • • • Main Entry: ↑stone * * * stone me! (or stone the crows!) Brit., informal an exclamation of surprise or shock …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 stone me! — ► stone me! (or stone the crows!) Brit. informal an exclamation of surprise or shock. Main Entry: ↑stone …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Stone — Très répandu en Grande Bretagne (forme génitive : Stones), désigne celui qui habite un lieu rocheux ou est originaire d une localité appelée Stone …

    Noms de famille

  • 17 stone me — ˌstone the ˈcrows | ˌstone ˈme idiom (old fashioned, BrE) used to express surprise, shock, anger, etc. Main entry: ↑stoneidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Stone [1] — Stone (engl., spr. Stohn, d.i. Stein), englisches Gewicht, bes. für Wolle – 14 Pfund Avoirdupois, s.u. Großbritannien (Geogr.) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Stone [2] — Stone (spr. Stohn), Stadt in der englischen Grafschaft Stafford, am Trent, Grand Trunk Kanal u. der Eisenbahn von London nach Liverpool; Schuhmacherei; 3500 Ew …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Stone [1] — Stone (spr. ßtōn, »Stein«), engl. Handelsgewicht von meistens 1/2 Quarter od. 14 Pounds avdp. = 6,3503 kg, bei Wolle 1/2 Tod = 2 Cloves, bei Mehl (Peck) 1/4 Bushel; abweichend für Hanf 32, für Flachs in Belfast 163/4 und anderswo 24, für …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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