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stone
     1. Substantiv:
     2. [1] Stein
           [1] He who is without sin throws the first stone.
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stone
     1. subst. A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
     2. subst. A small piece of stone.
     3. subst. A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
     4. subst. (British) (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
     5. subst. (botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes, consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
     6. subst. (medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.
     7. subst. (board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
     8. subst. A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
     9. subst. (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
     10. vt. To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.
     11. vt. To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).
     12. vi. To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.
     13. vt. To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive)
     14. adj. Constructed of stone.
     15. adj. Having the appearance of stone.
     16. adj. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
     17. adj. (AAVE) Used as an intensifier.
     18. adv. As a stone (used with following adjective).
     19. adv. (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjective).

Beispiele

I will move the stone from up here. 
Because this is a good stepping stone
You mean, instead of using sculpture and trying to make it flesh, use flesh and try to make it stone
There are no longer any professions set down in stone
It was also a demonstration, in bricks, stone and timber, of his beliefs of how a house should be planned and lived in. 

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