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Pebble vs. Stone

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  • Pebble (noun)

    A small stone, especially one rounded by the action of water.

  • Pebble (noun)

    A particle from 4 to 64 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.

  • Pebble (noun)

    A small droplet of water intentionally sprayed on the ice that cause irregularities on the surface.

  • Pebble (noun)

    Transparent and colourless rock crystal.

    "Brazilian pebble"

  • Pebble (verb)

    To pave with pebbles.

  • Pebble (verb)

    To deposit water droplets on the ice.

    "to pebble the ice between games"

  • Pebble (verb)

    To give (leather) a rough appearance with small rounded prominences.

  • Pebble (verb)

    To place a pebble at (a vertex of a graph) according to certain rules; see pebble game.

  • Stone (noun)

    A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.

  • Stone (noun)

    A small piece of stone, a pebble.

  • Stone (noun)

    A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.

  • Stone (noun)

    A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms

  • Stone (noun)

    The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.

    "a peach stone"

  • Stone (noun)

    A hard, stone-like deposit.

    "kidney stone"

  • Stone (noun)

    A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.

  • Stone (noun)

    A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.

    "color panel|8A807C"

  • Stone (noun)

    A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.

  • Stone (noun)

    A monument to the dead; a gravestone or tombstone.

  • Stone (noun)

    A mirror, or its glass.

  • Stone (noun)

    A testicle.

  • Stone (noun)

    A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc. before printing; also called imposing stone.

  • Stone (verb)

    To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.

    "She got stoned to death after they found her."

  • Stone (verb)

    To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).

  • Stone (verb)

    To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. Usually in passive

  • Stone (verb)

    To do nothing, to stare blankly into space and not pay attention when relaxing or when bored.

  • Stone (verb)

    To lap with an abrasive stone to remove surface irregularities.

  • Stone (adjective)

    Constructed of stone.

    "stone walls"

  • Stone (adjective)

    Having the appearance of stone.

    "stone pot"

  • Stone (adjective)

    Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.

  • Stone (adjective)

    Used as an intensifier.

    "She is one stone fox."

  • Stone (adjective)

    Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.

    "stone butch; stone femme"

  • Stone (adverb)

    As a stone used with following adjective.

    "My father is stone deaf. This soup is stone cold."

  • Stone (adverb)

    Absolutely, completely used with following adjectives.

    "I went stone crazy after she left."

    "I said the medication made my vision temporarily blurry, it did not make me stone blind."

    "The Styistics performed a love song titled "I'm Stone in Love with You"."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Pebble (noun)

    A small roundish piece of stone; especially, a stone worn and rounded by the action of water; a pebblestone.

  • Pebble (noun)

    Transparent and colorless rock crystal; as, Brazilian pebble; - so called by opticians.

  • Pebble

    To grain (leather) so as to produce a surface covered with small rounded prominences.

  • Stone (noun)

    Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones.

  • Stone (noun)

    A precious stone; a gem.

  • Stone (noun)

    Something made of stone. Specifically: -

  • Stone (noun)

    The glass of a mirror; a mirror.

  • Stone (noun)

    A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.

  • Stone (noun)

    A monument to the dead; a gravestone.

  • Stone (noun)

    One of the testes; a testicle.

  • Stone (noun)

    The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.

  • Stone (noun)

    A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.

  • Stone (noun)

    Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.

  • Stone (noun)

    A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc., before printing; - called also imposing stone.

  • Stone

    To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.

  • Stone

    To make like stone; to harden.

  • Stone

    To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.

  • Stone

    To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.

  • Stone

    To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.

Webster Dictionary
  • Pebble (noun)

    a small smooth rounded rock

  • Stone (noun)

    a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter;

    "he threw a rock at me"

  • Stone (noun)

    material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust;

    "that mountain is solid rock"

    "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"

  • Stone (noun)

    building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose;

    "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"

  • Stone (noun)

    a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry;

    "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"

    "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"

  • Stone (noun)

    the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed;

    "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"

  • Stone (noun)

    an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds;

    "a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"

  • Stone (noun)

    United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

  • Stone (noun)

    United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

  • Stone (noun)

    United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)

  • Stone (noun)

    United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as Chief Justice (1872-1946)

  • Stone (noun)

    United States architect (1902-1978)

  • Stone (noun)

    a lack of feeling or expression or movement;

    "he must have a heart of stone"

    "her face was as hard as stone"

  • Stone (verb)

    kill by throwing stones at;

    "Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran"

  • Stone (verb)

    remove the pits from;

    "pit plums and cherries"

  • Stone (adjective)

    of any of various dull tannish-gray colors

Princeton's WordNet

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