Stone synonyms

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The definition of a pebble is a small, smooth stone.
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A piece of such material; a stone.
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Covered with or having many stones
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Any large rock worn smooth and round by weather and water
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Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains.
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Extremely afraid.
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(Geology) A fine-grained igneous rock composed mostly of pyroxene and feldspar
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A mineral deposit, such as a stalactite or a stalagmite, usually consisting of calcite, formed in caves from dripping water.
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A pearl or mineral that has been cut and polished for use as an ornament.
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Containing or composed of flint.
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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Having crags
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Resembling rock or stone in its hardness
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Yielding or containing calcium, calcium carbonate or calcite.
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Resulting from or undergoing calcification
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Of or pertaining to stone.
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That which is to become unchanging or inflexible.
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Alternative form of petrographic.
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Of or pertaining to crystallography
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(Printing) Related to the method of lithography.
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Of or pertaining to lithology
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Like marble in some way; hard, cold, smooth, white, etc., or streaked, mottled, etc.
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A usually light-colored, coarse-grained igneous rock consisting mostly of quartz, orthoclase feldspar, sodium-rich plagioclase feldspar, and micas. Quartz usually makes up 10 to 50 percent of the light-colored minerals in granite, with the remaining minerals consisting of the feldspars and muscovite. The darker minerals in granite are usually biotite and hornblende. Granite is one of the most common rocks in the crust of continents, and is formed by the slow, underground cooling of magma.
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(Petrology) A rounded mass of a mineral, sometimes found in sedimentary rock or on the ocean floor.
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A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
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A paving stone, especially one that is naturally rounded.
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(Uncountable) Small fragments of rock, used for laying on the beds of roads and railroads, and as ballast.
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Sand is defined as small, loose, gritty particles of rock, or an area with these small particles.
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A tiny, solid particle, as of salt or sand
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The dark gray to black variety of chert.
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A costly ornament of precious metal or gems.
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Pertaining to gems and precious stones, or the art of working them.
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(Obsolete) Of the nature of stone.
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Constituting or acting as a single, often rigid, uniform whole:
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(Archaic) A stony meteorite
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In ancient times, a hard stone or substance that was supposedly unbreakable
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A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
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The border or limit so indicated.
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Dated form of boulder.
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Leaf litter of small leaves and little twigs as found under a hedge.
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A substance made from clay molded into oblong blocks and fired in a kiln or baked in the sun, used in building, paving, etc.
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A cairn terrier.
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A calcified substance or structure
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A solid mass, usually composed of inorganic material, formed in a cavity or tissue of the body. Calculi are most commonly found in the gallbladder, kidney, or urinary bladder.
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A prehistoric monument consisting of a group of megaliths, sometimes arranged in a circle or in concentric circles.
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(Radio, Elec.) A piezoelectric body or plate, as of quartz, used to control the frequency of an oscillator or as a circuit element in a crystal filter
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A very pale blue color/colour.
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(UK) An abbreviation for capture the flag.
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A flat slab of stone used as a paving material.
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A grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.
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The act or process of lapidifying; fossilization; petrifaction.
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(Short for) stock market
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A huge stone, esp. one used in Neolithic monuments or in the construction work of ancient peoples
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A tall, usually rough, upright megalith, probably erected as a Neolithic monument either alone or as part of a row or circle
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A stone designating a limit or boundary; a landmark.
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A meteor that reaches the Earth's surface because it has not been burned up by friction with the atmosphere. Meteorites are believed to be fragments of comets and asteroids. &diamf3; Meteorites that consist mostly of silicates are called stony meteorites and are classified as either chondrites or achondrites. &diamf3; Meteorites that consist mostly of iron are called iron meteorites. &diamf3; Meteorites that consist of a mixture of silicates and iron are called stony-iron meteorites.
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The definition of a mineral is anything not animal or plant life.
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Something suggestive of a large block of stone, as in immovability, massiveness, or uniformity.
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(Art) A grinding stone, held in the hand, used especially for preparing paint.
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A type of chalcedony that occurs in straight and parallel bands of different colors, often black and white.
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A usually transparent mineral consisting of hydrous silica. Opal can occur in almost any color, but it is often pinkish white with a milky or pearly appearance. It typically forms within cracks in igneous rocks, in limestones, and in mineral veins. It also occurs in the silica-rich shells of certain marine organisms. Chemical formula: SiO2·nH2O.
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The body of any quarry killed by a hawk.
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(Figuratively) obduracy; callousness
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An excavation for the removal of mineral deposits; a mine.
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(Anat.) The outer portion of the corpus striatum: it is associated with movement and with such neurological disorders as Parkinson's disease
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(Mineralogy) The most abundant mineral on the earth's surface, of chemical composition silicon dioxide, SiO2. It occurs in a variety of forms, both crystalline and amorphous. Found in every environment.
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Rough, irregular, loose fragments of rock, broken from larger bodies either by natural processes or artificially, as by blasting
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A deep-red, translucent variety of the mineral corundum, containing small amounts of chromium and valued as a gem.
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The blue color of a gem sapphire.
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A larval shellfish or a hatchling fish:
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A kind of fine-grained, thinly bedded sedimentary rock formed largely by the hardening of clay: it splits easily into thin layers
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A thin oblong piece of material, such as wood or slate, that is laid in overlapping rows to cover the roof or sides of a house or other building.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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To change into a hard, stony substance by the deposit of lime or calcium salts
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To hurl insults at
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To become stone or stony.
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To change (esp. sediment) into rock
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To convert (wood or other organic matter) into a stony replica by petrifaction.
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United States architect (1902-1978)
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United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
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United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
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United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
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United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)
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United States filmmaker (born in 1946)
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United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
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United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
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United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
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The inner layer of the pericarp of a fruit, which can be soft, such as the pulp of an orange, or hard, such as the stone of a peach.
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The definition of a gemstones is a mineral or hard substance that can be polished and shaped for use in jewelry.
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(Mineralogy) A coal-black marble, usually emitting a foetid smell when rubbed.
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A reddish-brown sandstone used as a building material.
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Alternative spelling of burrstone.
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A yellow or brown variety of quartz, used as a gem
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A concretionary nodule of iron oxide with a loose kernel inside such that it makes a rattling noise, formerly used for magical or medicinal purposes.
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A kind of calcareous rock, more than 10% of which is made up of grains larger than two millimetres, and which is matrix-supported.
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A form of sedimentary rock, similar to sandstone but coarser.
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A fine-grained, extrusive igneous rock consisting chiefly of alkali feldspar and nepheline
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A very hard, metamorphic sandstone so firmly cemented that breakage occurs through grains rather than between them
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A compact, usually impure, massive variety of talc, used to make electrical insulators, stove linings, etc.
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(Mineralogy) An asteriated sapphire.
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(Mineralogy) soapstone
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(Mineralogy) One of the varieties of calcite, barite, and feldspar, which emit a foetid odour on being struck.
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Alternative form of trap rock.
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A light-coloured stone formerly used for scrubbing.
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Like a rock; firm, hard, unfeeling, etc.
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Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features.
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Relating to petrography.
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A fastener: a piece of metal, usually square or hexagonal in shape, with a hole through it having machined internal threads, intended to be screwed onto a bolt or other threaded shaft.
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