Quay vs. Stone

Quay vs. Stone — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Quay and Stone

Quaynoun

A wharf or reinforced bank for the loading or unloading of ships or boats.

Stonenoun

Concreted earthy or mineral matter; rock.

Quaynoun

wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

Stonenoun

Such concreted matter of a particular type. Often used in combination

sandstone.soapstone.

Stonenoun

A small piece of rock.

Stonenoun

A piece of rock that is used in construction

a coping stone.a paving stone.
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Stonenoun

A gravestone or tombstone.

Stonenoun

A grindstone, millstone, or whetstone.

Stonenoun

A milestone or boundary.

Stonenoun

A gem or precious stone.

Stonenoun

Something, such as a hailstone, resembling a stone in shape or hardness.

Stonenoun

(Botany) The hard covering enclosing the seed in certain fruits, such as the cherry, plum, or peach.

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Stonenoun

(Medicine) A mineral concretion in an organ, such as the kidney or gallbladder, or other body part; a calculus.

Stonenoun

pl. stone Abbr. st. A unit of weight in Great Britain, 14 pounds (6.4 kilograms).

Stonenoun

(Printing) A table with a smooth surface on which page forms are composed.

Stoneadjective

Relating to or made of stone

a stone wall.

Stoneadjective

Made of stoneware or earthenware.

Stoneadjective

Complete; utter. Often used in combination

a stone liar.stone-deaf.

Stoneadverb

Completely; utterly

stone cold.standing stone still.

Stoneverb

To hurl or throw stones at, especially to kill with stones.

Stoneverb

To remove the stones or pits from.

Stoneverb

To furnish, fit, pave, or line with stones.

Stoneverb

To rub on or with a stone in order to polish or sharpen.

Stoneverb

(Sports) To block a shot taken by (an opponent). Used of a goalie.

Stoneverb

(Obsolete) To make hard or indifferent.

Stonenoun

(uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks.

Stonenoun

A small piece of stone, a pebble.

Stonenoun

A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

a peach stone

Stonenoun

(medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.

kidney stone

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

A monument to the dead; a gravestone or tombstone.

Stonenoun

(obsolete) A mirror, or its glass.

Stonenoun

(obsolete) A testicle.

Stonenoun

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.

Stoneverb

(transitive) To pelt with stones, especially to kill by pelting with stones.

She got stoned to death after they found her.

Stoneverb

(transitive) To remove a stone from (fruit etc.).

Stoneverb

(intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.

Stoneverb

To intoxicate, especially with narcotics. Usually in passive

Stoneverb

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

Stoneverb

(transitive) To lap with an abrasive stone to remove surface irregularities.

Stoneadjective

Constructed of stone.

stone walls

Stoneadjective

Having the appearance of stone.

stone pot

Stoneadjective

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

Stoneadjective

(AAVE) Used as an intensifier.

She is one stone fox.

Stoneadjective

(LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.

stone butch; stone femme

Stoneadverb

As a stone used with following adjective.

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

Stoneadverb

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

Stonenoun

a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter;

he threw a rock at me

Stonenoun

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

that mountain is solid rockstone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

he had the gem set in a ring for his wifeshe had jewels made of all the rarest stones

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

Stonenoun

United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

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

Stonenoun

United States architect (1902-1978)

Stonenoun

a lack of feeling or expression or movement;

he must have a heart of stoneher face was as hard as stone

Stoneverb

kill by throwing stones at;

Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran

Stoneverb

remove the pits from;

pit plums and cherries

Stoneadjective

of any of various dull tannish-gray colors