What is another word for Stones?

Pronunciation: [stˈə͡ʊnz] (IPA)

Stones are a common element in nature and frequently used in construction. Synonyms for stones include rocks, pebbles, boulders, cobbles, and stones. Rocks refer to large, solid masses of mineral matter found on the earth's surface. Pebbles are small, rounded stones often found near water bodies. Boulders are larger than rocks and usually require heavy machinery to move. Cobbles are rock fragments usually around 64-256 millimetres in size. Stone is a general term used to refer to rocks or hard mineral substances used in construction. Regardless of their size or type, these synonyms all refer to natural, earthy materials that play a vital role in building and construction.

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Usage examples for Stones

While the lifted Stones were yet in His pursuers hands He paused to express His Father's love.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
The Jews took up Stones again to stone Him.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
I didn't say pavin' Stones!
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine

Famous quotes with Stones

  • I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.
    Dave Barry
  • We idolized the Beatles, except for those of us who idolized the Rolling Stones, who in those days still had many of their original teeth.
    Dave Barry
  • I know I didn't like that dress 'cause it didn't fit but I thought it was a great picture. We weren't the first band to do a picture in drag; The Rolling Stones were. If it was good enough for them then it had to be good enough for us.
    Jimmy Carl Black
  • I'm not into that Keith Richard trip of having all those guitars in different tunings. I never liked the Rolling Stones much anyway.
    Ritchie Blackmore
  • It's in the vein, somewhere in a cross between The Beatles, Cheap Trick, The Stones, Badfinger, you know, but it's not retro at all. But it is very pop.
    Steve Brown

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