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stone
British English: /stəʊn/
American English: /stoʊn/

Translation of stone in Italian:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (material) (made) of stone
    (fatto) di pietra
    to turn into stone
    trasformare in pietra o impietrire
    to have a heart of stone [figurative] to be as hard as stone
    essere duro come la pietra
    [figurative]
    before n (wall, statue, floor, building, step)
    di pietra
    stone cladding
    rivestimento in pietra
  • 3
    (for particular purpose) pietra (feminine)
    (standing vertically) cippo (masculine)
    (engraved) stele (feminine)
    to lay a stone
    posare una pietra
    to erect a stone
    erigere una stele
    they totally destroyed the town, not a stone was left standing
    distrussero completamente la città, nulla rimase in piedi
  • 5 (Botany) (in fruit) to take the stone out of a peach
    togliere il nocciolo a una pesca o snocciolare una pesca
  • 7 (British English) (unit of weight)
    = unità di misura di peso pari a 6,35 kg
  • 8before n (stoneware)
    (jar, pot, pottery)
    di porcellana dura, in grès

transitive verb

  • 1 (throw stones at)
    prendere a sassate, lapidare (person)
    to stone somebody to death
    lapidare qualcuno

Idioms

to leave no stone unturned

non lasciare nulla d'intentato o fare ogni tentativo possibile

it's a stone's throw from here

to be set in (tablets of) stone

essere inciso nella pietra o nel marmo

to cast the first stone

lanciare la prima pietra (at contro)

to sink like a stone

people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones

stone me!

(British English) [archaic]
accidenti! caspita!

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