endocarp vs stone what difference

what is difference between endocarp and stone

English

Etymology

endo- +‎ -carp

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: en‧do‧carp

Noun

endocarp (plural endocarps)

  1. (botany) The woody inner layer of the pericarp of some fruits that contains the seed.

Translations


Dutch

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛn.doːˈkɑrp/
  • Hyphenation: en‧do‧carp
  • Rhymes: -ɑrp

Noun

endocarp n (uncountable)

  1. endocarp

Romanian

Etymology

From French endocarpe

Noun

endocarp n (plural endocarpuri)

  1. endocarp

Declension



English

Etymology

From Middle English stone, ston, stan, from Old English stān, from Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz (compare Dutch steen, German Stein, Danish and Swedish sten, Norwegian stein), from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂- (to stiffen) (compare Russian стена́ (stená, wall), Ancient Greek στία (stía, pebble), στέαρ (stéar, tallow), Persian ستون(sotūn, pillar), Albanian shtëng (hardened or pressed matter), Sanskrit स्त्यायते (styāyate, it hardens)). Doublet of stein.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /stəʊn/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /stoʊn/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /stɐʉn/
  • Rhymes: -əʊn

Noun

stone (countable and uncountable, plural stones or stone) (see usage notes)

  1. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.
  2. A small piece of stone, a pebble.
  3. A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
  4. (Britain, plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds (≈6.3503 kilograms), formerly used for various commodities (wool, cheese, &c) but now principally used for personal weight
    • 1992 October 3, Edwina Currie, Diary:
      Weighed myself at the gym and have hit 10st 8lb, a sure sign of things getting out of control—so I can’t even console myself with a chocolate biscuit.
  5. (botany) The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
  6. (medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.
  7. (board games) A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
  8. A dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
  9. (curling) A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
  10. A monument to the dead; a gravestone or tombstone.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gray to this entry?)
  11. (obsolete) A mirror, or its glass.
  12. (obsolete) A testicle of an animal.
  13. (dated, printing) 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.

Usage notes

All countable senses use the plural stones except the British unit of mass, which uses the invariant plural stone.

Synonyms

  • (substance): rock
  • (small piece of stone): pebble
  • (unit of mass): petra
  • (of fruit): pip, pit
  • (hard stone-like deposit): calculus
  • (curling piece): rock

Descendants

  • Sranan Tongo: ston
  • Esperanto: ŝtono

Translations

Verb

stone (third-person singular simple present stones, present participle stoning, simple past and past participle stoned)

  1. (transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.
    She got stoned to death after they found her.
  2. (transitive) To wall with stones.
  3. (transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).
  4. (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.
  5. (transitive, slang) To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. (Usually in passive)
  6. (intransitive, Singapore, slang) To do nothing, to stare blankly into space and not pay attention when relaxing or when bored.
  7. (transitive) To lap with an abrasive stone to remove surface irregularities.

Synonyms

  • (pelt with stones): lapidate
  • (do nothing, just relaxing): chill, chillax, chill out, hang out, rilek
  • (do nothing, stare into space): daydream, veg out

Translations

Adjective

stone (not comparable)

  1. Constructed of stone.
    stone walls
    Synonym: (archaic) stonen
  2. Having the appearance of stone.
    stone pot
  3. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones.
  4. (African-American Vernacular) Used as an intensifier.
    She is one stone fox.
  5. (LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.
    stone butch; stone femme
    Antonym: pillow princess

Translations

Adverb

stone (not comparable)

  1. As a stone (used with following adjective).
    My father is stone deaf. This soup is stone cold.
  2. (slang) 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.

Translations

Derived terms

See also

  • Appendix:Colors

Anagrams

  • ‘onest, ETNOs, Eston, SONET, notes, onest, onset, set on, seton, steno, steno-, tones

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ston/

Adjective

stone (plural stones)

  1. stoned (high on drugs)

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • ston, stan, stoon, stoone, stane, stoan

Etymology

From Old English stān, from Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

Pronunciation

  • (Early ME, Northern ME) IPA(key): /stɑːn/
  • IPA(key): /stɔːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːn

Noun

stone (plural stones or stone or (Early ME, rare) stonen)

  1. A stone, boulder, or pebble:
    1. A millstone or whetstone.
    2. A pebble used in a slingshot.
  2. A solid mass resembling stone, especially:
    1. A piece of hail, a hailstone
    2. A kidney stone or gallstone
    3. A pit (the hard seed of a fruit)
    4. A jewel or precious crystal
    5. (colloquial) A testicle.
  3. Stone as a material (especially in construction)
  4. A stone structure or monument, especially a tomb or tombstone.
  5. A stone (unit of mass)

Related terms

Descendants

  • English: stone (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: stane
  • Yola: sthoan

References

  • “stōn, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-05.

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