There are 2 translations of stone in Spanish:

stone1

Pronunciation: /stəʊn/

n

  • 1 1.1 u (material) piedra (f) he has a heart of stone tiene el corazón de piedra
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    • Once again it started with the expensive building of tall, solid stone buildings, engines, pumps, boilers and a chimney.
    • Because cement is such a dense, hard material it puts stone under pressure, cracks it and allows water to seep into the interior.
    • Nearby were high-status buildings made of stone with plastered walls and more humble structures on the outskirts of the city.
    1.2 c (small piece) piedra (f) to throw stones at sb tirarle piedras a algn (only o no more than) a stone's throw away a un paso, a tiro de piedra [familiar/colloquial] to leave no stone unturned no dejar piedra sin mover to sink like a stone hundirse como una piedra or como el plomo a rolling stone gathers no moss piedra movediza no coge musgo or piedra movediza, nunca moho la cobija she's a rolling stone es un culo de mal asiento [familiar/colloquial]
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    • First he put a bunch of stones in a big fire, then he put the stones in a pit dug in the ground, put stones over the top, and covered it with moss, sticks and sand.
    • There were little white stones laid on the ground where we had plants growing and we had no idea about who was doing it.
    • The real world - the mud on the ground, the stones, the sprouting grass - are not captured by the street name.
    1.3 c (block) [Const] piedra (f) 1.4 c (of grave) lápida (f)
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    • The Korean Irish Memorial Committee are determined to set up a memorial stone to commemorate the 28 Irishmen that were killed in Korea.
    • Then there's a film show on Southsea Common, a display of historic military vehicles, a commemorative website and a ceremony at the D-Day stone.
    • A tree planting ceremony followed, before a commemorative stone was laid in memory of the deceased.
  • 2 c 2.1 (gem) piedra (f) 2.2 (in kidney) cálculo (m), piedra (f)
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    • Ultrasonography showed multiple stones in the left kidney.
    • The risk of kidney and urinary stones was higher both before and after surgery in those undergoing surgery
    • In one case plain radiography misdiagnosed a stone not seen on intravenous urography.
    2.3 (of fruit) hueso (m), cuesco (m), carozo (m) (CS) , pepa (f) (Col)
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    • The ‘ricin factory’ consisted of castor oil, cherry stones and apple seeds, and some handwritten recipes for ricin.
    • He said he had asked him to help collect apple seeds and cherry stones - the raw ingredients for cyanide - and told him it was for use in making herbal medicine.
    • He collected cherry stones and apple seeds - the raw ingredients for cyanide - and had more than 20 castor beans which can be used to make ricin.
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    • Glue a turquoise stone or cabochon on the middle of the threads.
    • The dark red stones twinkle invitingly from many shop windows.
    • Some material contains so much chromium in its structure that the stones are dark red.
  • 3 c
    (pl stone or , stones)
    (in (UK) )unidad de peso equivalente a 14 libras o 6,35kg

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There are 2 translations of stone in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 (throw stones at) [person] apedrear, lapidar she was stoned to death murió lapidada or apedreada stone me o the crows! (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] ¡caray! [familiar/colloquial]
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    • The crowd stoned policemen and beat a bus driver in Plovdiv late Monday, after the power was cut off.
    • A Bradford rioter claimed he tried to stop youths wrecking cars only minutes after being filmed throwing stones himself.
    • At an early court appearance, angry crowds stoned the police van escorting her.
  • 2 (BrE) [fruit] quitarle el hueso or el cuesco or (CS) el carozo or (Col) la pepa a, deshuesar, descarozar* (CS)
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    • Add grilled cherry tomatoes, stoned black olives, cavello nero and some fresh basil leaves.
    • Add a handful of black olives, stoned and roughly chopped, and a splash of white wine.
    • Rinse and stone the plums, removing any stalks as you go.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.