Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling stone or a stone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness

Etymologies

stone +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was only when its triple row of mouths smiled that Will realized it was not stone after all, just a creature of hard gray stonelike skin.

    Clockwork Angel

  • I would have laughed at his comment, but his face was stonelike.

    Good Fortune

  • The reefs turned snow white, the color of the underlying stonelike structures they had built up over centuries, in a phenomenon known as coral bleaching.

    Global warming takes a toll on coral reefs

  • In an instant, his normally relaxed face turned stonelike, and his eyes narrowed slightly.

    Fat Chance

  • William nodded, but Pearl made her face look all blank and stonelike.

    The Promised World

  • Soon the crowd began attacking the visitors by throwing shoes and turbas, the small stonelike objects to which worshippers touch their foreheads while praying.

    Getting Away With Murder?

  • The station bustles around them as the Gabriels sit stonelike on their bench outside of Captain Pomeroy's of? ce.

    'City of the Sun'

  • Hellboy smiled and touched her shoulder gently with his big stonelike hand.

    Unnatural Selection

  • In kitchens, bathrooms, and elsewhere in the home, several types of strong, stonelike plastics and a variety of plastic laminates are commonly used for countertops and vanity tops, sinks, shower walls, and similar fixtures.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Still the rivulet was purling as it flowed, and the fire crackling; while bathed in the red glow of the flames there was sitting, bent forward, the dark, stonelike figure of the

    Through Russia

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