Stonier
Stony Ston"y, a. [Compar. {Stonier}; superl. {Stoniest}.] [AS. st[=a]nig. See {Stone}.] 1. Of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust. [1913 Webster]

2. Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific. [1913 Webster]

The stony dart of senseless cold. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate; perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony heart; a stony gaze. [1913 Webster]

{Stony coral}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Stone coral}, under {Stone}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Stonier — Tom Ted Stonier (* 29. April 1927 in Hamburg; † 15. Juni 1999) war ein Biologe und Informationswissenschaftler. Schriften Nuclear Desaster 1964 The Natural History of Humanity: Past, Present and Future. In: International Journal of Man Machine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stonier — This interesting surname is a variant of Stanier, which is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is occupational for a stonecutter, one who cut and dressed stone. The name is derived from the Middle English (1200 1500) stanyer , from the Old English pre 7th …   Surnames reference

  • stonier — ston·y || stəʊnɪ adj. rocky, covered with stones; resembling stone, hard; pitiless, unfeeling; unresponsive, expressionless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stonier — orients …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Nigel Stonier — is a UK based rock, roots and pop producer,[1] songwriter and multi instrumentalist. Contents 1 Biography 1.1 Marriage and children 2 Discography …   Wikipedia

  • Tom Stonier — Tom Ted Stonier (* 29. April 1927 in Hamburg; † 15. Juni 1999) war ein deutscher Biologe und Informationswissenschaftler. Nachdem die Familie Stonier 1939 vor den Nationalsozialisten aus Deutschland in die USA fliehen musste, studierte Tom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • G. W. Stonier — George Walter Stonier or GW Stonier (1903 ndash; 1985) was an English critic, novelist and radio playwright, and a literary editor of The New Statesman. He was an adapter of Flaubert s Bouvard et Pécuchet, and his radio plays included Ophelia ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Tom Stonier — Tom Ted Stonier (Hambourg, 29 avril 1927 15 juin 1999) était un biologiste et philosophe allemand passionné par les sciences de l information et l évolution pacifique du monde. Ses recherches scientifiques centrées sur l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • orients — stonier …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Digital probabilistic physics — is a branch of digital philosophy which holds that the universe exists as a nondeterministic state machine. The notion of the universe existing as a state machine was first postulated by Konrad Zuse s book Rechnender Raum. Adherents hold that the …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”