Meaning of STONE in English
noun a precious stone; a gem.
2. stone ·noun one of the testes; a testicle.
3. stone ·noun the glass of a mirror; a mirror.
4. stone ·noun to pelt, beat, or kill with stones.
5. stone ·noun a monument to the dead; a gravestone.
6. stone ·noun to rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.
7. stone ·noun something made of stone. specifically: -.
8. stone ·noun to make like stone; to harden.
9. stone ·noun a weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.
10. stone ·noun fig.: symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.
11. stone ·noun to wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.
12. stone ·noun the hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. ·see ·illust. of endocarp.
13. stone ·noun a calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.
14. stone ·noun to free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.
15. stone ·noun concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones.
xvi. stone ·noun 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;
called also imposing stone.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012