AskDefine | Define stones

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Noun

stones
  1. Plural of stone

Verb

stones

Extensive Definition

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 into the ground
seealso list of stone, the types of stone used in building, sculpture, and masonry work

Geology

  • Rock (geology), is a formation of minerals that creates a hard stone.
  • Marble, a metamorphic rock resulting from the metamorphism of limestone.

In print and literature

In media

In music

Other uses

stones in Bosnian: Kamen
stones in Danish: Sten
stones in German: Stein
stones in Persian: سنگ
stones in French: Pierre
stones in Italian: Stone
stones in Hebrew: אבן
stones in Latin: Lapis
stones in Dutch: Steen
stones in Japanese: 石
stones in Kurdish: Kevir
stones in Norwegian Nynorsk: Stein
stones in Polish: Kamień
stones in Russian: Камень
stones in Simple English: Stone
stones in Slovenian: Kamen
stones in Tajik: Санг
stones in Ukrainian: Каміння
stones in Samogitian: Kūlis
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