The word stone is a noun. Stone means (1) building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose, (2) a lack of feeling or expression or movement, (3) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter, (4) the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed, (5) an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds, (6) material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust, (7) a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
Stone is also a verb that means (1) remove the pits from, (2) kill by throwing stones at.
Stone is also an adjective that means (1) of any of various dull tannish-gray colors.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word stone.
Visit this paving stones directory to find paving stone suppliers and service providers throughout the United States. The photograph on this page shows decorative paving stones being installed in a circular pattern.
Browse this non ceramic tiles manufacturer directory for info about non-ceramic tile manufacturers and distributors in the United States. The photo on this page depicts stone tiles used as pavers.
Browse this patio and porch solutions directory for information about patios, porches, and patio and porch product and service providers in the USA. The photo on this page shows a man building a patio with stone pavers.
Browse this siding material dealer directory for information about siding materials and siding material suppliers in the United States. The photo on this page depicts wooden barn siding above a stone foundation.
New flooring can greatly improve the look and warmth of your home. Flooring is available in a variety of materials including hard woods, stone, tile, laminate, and wall-to-wall carpeting.
A patio or sunroom can add outdoor living space and charm to your home. Patios are commonly made of brick, stone, poured concrete, or pavers. Visit this site to find helpful patio ideas and supplier links.