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stone(
ston
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mineral)
a. la piedra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
All the houses in the village are made of stone.Todas las casas del pueblo están hechas de piedra.
Ouch! I stubbed my toe on that stone.¡Ay! Me golpeé el dedo del pie contra esa piedra.
2. (piece of rock)
a. la piedra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There's a stone in my shoe.Tengo una piedra en el zapato.
3. (gem)
a. la piedra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The queen was wearing a tiara encrusted with several precious stones.La reina llevaba una tiara incrustada de varias piedras preciosas.
4. (gravestone)
a. la lápida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We placed flowers by the unknown soldier's stone.Colocamos flores al lado de la lápida del soldado desconocido.
5. (pit)
a. el hueso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You can use a straw to remove the stones from cherries.Puedes usar una pajilla para quitarle los huesos a las cerezas.
b. el carozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You can grow a peach from its stone.Puedes cultivar un melocotón sembrando el carozo.
6. (medicine)
a. la piedra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Passing kidney stones can be quite painful.Pasar las piedras del riñón puede ser bastante doloroso.
b. el cálculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I had three stones removed from my gallbladder.Me quitaron tres cálculos de la vesícula.
7. (weight) (United Kingdom)
a. 6.35 kg
My sister put on two stone in her pregnancy.Mi hermana engordó casi 13 kilos durante el embarazo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
8. (material)
a. de piedra
The church's high stone walls are its most striking feature.Lo que más impresiona de la iglesia son sus altas paredes de piedra.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (to throw stones at)
a. apedrear
In ancient times, people were stoned as a punishment for their sins.En la Antigüedad, se apedreaba a la gente como castigo por sus pecados.
b. lapidar
In some countries, women can be stoned for trying to get a divorce.En algunos países, una mujer puede ser lapidada por tratar de divorciarse.
10. (to remove the stone from)
a. deshuesar
Stone and dice six plums and slow cook them in sugar to make jam.Deshuesa y corta en cubitos seis ciruelas y cocínalas en azúcar para hacer mermelada.
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stone
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (material, piece of rock)
a. la piedra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (on grave)
a. la lápida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (fig)
a.
to leave no stone unturnedremover Roma con Santiago
4. (fig)
a.
a stone's throw from herea un tiro de piedra (de aquí)
the Stone Agela Edad de Piedra
5. (of fruit)
a. el hueso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el carozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(River Plate)
6. (unit of weight)
a. unidad de peso equivalente a 6,35 kg
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7. (general)
a. de piedra
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
8. (fruit)
a. deshuesar
9. (person)
a. apedrear
he was stoned to deathmurió lapidado
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stone [stəʊn]
noun
1 (gen) piedra (f); (gravestone) lápida (f); (gemstone) piedra (f); gema (f)
a stone's throw away
within a stone's throw
a un tiro de piedra
A couple of Conran's better restaurants are a stone's throw away He sleeps with a group of friends in a shop doorway in the Strand, a stone's throw away from the plush Savoy Hotel
to cast the first stone lanzar la primera piedra
which of you shall cast the first stone? ¿cuál de vosotros se atreve a lanzar la primera piedra?
to leave no stone unturned no dejar piedra por mover
it isn't cast or set in stone no es inamovible; no es para toda la vida
2 (Britain) [of fruit] hueso (m)
3 (Med) cálculo (m); piedra (f); (as complaint) mal (m) de piedra
4 (Britain) (weight) 6.350kg
he weighs 12 stone(s) pesa 76 kilos
note See culture box in entry imperial.
transitive verb
1 [+person] apedrear; lapidar
stone me!
stone the crows!
¡caray! (informal)
2 [+fruit] deshuesar
modifier
de piedra
the Stone Age (n) la Edad de Piedra
stone pit stone quarry (n) cantera (f)
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