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Meaning of "moonstone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOONSTONE

moonstone  [ˈmuːnˌstəʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOONSTONE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Moonstone is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MOONSTONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of moonstone in the English dictionary

The definition of moonstone in the dictionary is a gem variety of orthoclase or albite that is white and translucent with bluish reflections.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOONSTONE


amazonstone
ˈæməzənˌstəʊn
brownstone
ˈbraʊnˌstəʊn
cornstone
ˈkɔːnˌstəʊn
greenstone
ˈɡriːnˌstəʊn
gunstone
ˈɡʌnˌstəʊn
hornstone
ˈhɔːnˌstəʊn
ironstone
ˈaɪənˌstəʊn
logan-stone
ˈləʊɡənˌstəʊn
milestone
ˈmaɪlˌstəʊn
minestone
ˈmaɪnˌstəʊn
quernstone
ˈkwɜːnˌstəʊn
rhinestone
ˈraɪnˌstəʊn
rottenstone
ˈrɒtənˌstəʊn
spleenstone
ˈspliːnˌstəʊn
sunstone
ˈsʌnˌstəʊn
swinestone
ˈswaɪnˌstəʊn
tinstone
ˈtɪnˌstəʊn
turnstone
ˈtɜːnˌstəʊn
veinstone
ˈveɪnˌstəʊn
whinstone
ˈwɪnˌstəʊn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOONSTONE

moonrise
moonrock
moonsail
moonscape
moonseed
moonset
moonshine
moonshiner
moonshining
moonshiny
moonship
moonshot
moonstricken
moonstruck
moonwalk
moonwalker
moonward
moonwards
moonwort
moony

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOONSTONE

birthstone
Blackstone
cobblestone
cornerstone
firestone
Gladstone
hearthstone
histone
keystone
kill two birds with one stone
limestone
Livingstone
Maidstone
rolling stone
sandstone
stepping stone
stone
tombstone
tone
touchstone
Yellowstone

Synonyms and antonyms of moonstone in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «moonstone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOONSTONE

Find out the translation of moonstone to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of moonstone from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «moonstone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

月光石
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

piedra de luna
570 millions of speakers

English

moonstone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Moonstone
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سليكات الألمنيوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лунный камень
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

moonstone
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চন্দ্রমণি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pierre de lune
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Moonstone
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mondstein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ムーンストーン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

문스톤
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Moonstone
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Moonstone
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரத்தினத்தை உபயொகித்தாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चंद्रस्टोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aytaşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pietra di luna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

moonstone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

місячний камінь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Piatra Lunii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φεγγαρόπετρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Moonstone
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

månsten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

månestein
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of moonstone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOONSTONE»

The term «moonstone» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.142 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOONSTONE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «moonstone» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «moonstone» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about moonstone

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOONSTONE»

Discover the use of moonstone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to moonstone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Moonstone [Facsimile Edition]
The jewel also brings bad luck. The stone disappears on the very night it is given to Rachel, though, and the tale concerns the unveiling of the culprit after the intervention of Sergeant Cuff, a famous London detective.
Wilkie Collins, 2008
2
Moonstone
At Peacock Flats High she can barely handle the bullies and drama queens; her mom's a loser and Dad's a no-show; so when an elderly neighbor gives her a magical moonstone necklace and strange thing start to happen, Allie can't quite believe ...
Marilee Brothers
3
The Moonstone Castle Mystery
When Nancy Drew receives a valuable moonstone as a gift from an unknown person, she is amazed and puzzled.
Carolyn Keene, 1991
4
Jewel Fairies #1: India the Moonstone Fairy: A Rainbow Magic ...
Seven jewels have been stolen from the Fairy Queen's crown!
Daisy Meadows, 2013
5
Rosa and the Magic Moonstone (Magic Ballerina, Book 9)
Return to the magical world of Enchantia in the captivating second series of Magic Ballerina by Darcey Bussell!
Darcey Bussell, 2012
6
The Moonstone
Full of mystery, excitement and romance, the book narrates the tale of a cursed diamond called The Moonstone.
Wilkie Collins, 2006
7
Curse of Moonstone Island
Paddy Whack & Wee Willie set out for a pirate adventure & traveled to a mysterious land. Curse of Moonstone Island has lots of brilliantly colored illustrations, pirates, ghostly ships & werewolves. WEREWOLVES !
Barb Saveley, 2009
8
The Moonstone and Miss Jones
But when Phaeton is mysteriously shanghaied in Shanghai, America thinks he's run out on her. Stranded in the Orient--and steaming mad--she's prepared to look under every stone for the missing detective.
Jillian Stone, 2012
9
Soul Kissed: The Moonstone Saga
Question: When your mother is a powerful witch and your father is a soul-sucking vampire, what does that make you?
Courtney Cole, 2012
10
Nancy Drew 40: The Moonstone Castle Mystery
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Carolyn Keene, 1962

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOONSTONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term moonstone is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2016 Frist Center Exhibition Schedule Showcases Masterpieces of …
... and metalwork, including the 1929 silver and moonstone necklace attributed to Mary Williams Butler, and other textiles, jewelry, bookbinding ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
2
Crimes That Shook Australia: A genre won't die
In The Moonstone Collins used events and characters from an 1860 murder. These days the best exponents of TV's true crime genre create ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
3
First Impressions: Yureka Plus: Plus HD… and a Bit More
In addition to Moonstone Grey, the device will also be available in 'Alabaster White,' which is the model we have received. No, it is not a traffic ... «Technology Personalized, Jul 15»
4
Blymier-Mundey
A reception was held at Moonstone Manor, Elizabethtown. The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia and now reside in Mt. Joy. Discuss; Print. «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
5
Cambria surfers talk about why they're drawn to the waves
As to competition from surfers coming to Moonstone from other areas in San Luis Obispo County, Volz says, “Most people out here are pretty ... «The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Jul 15»
6
Perfect Summer Trips
Consider Moonstone Beach, just south of Trinidad, Humboldt's most family-friendly chunk of sand — not only does the expansive beach offer ... «The Journal, Jul 15»
7
Charles Dickens Solves a Mystery 145 Years After His Death
Wilkie Collins: the collection reveals eight pieces by author of The Moonstone which nobody has previously suggested were written by him. «Patheos, Jul 15»
8
Hasseler makes art you can hang out in
While at Lasker's, he designed and crafted a small silver chair decorated with diamonds, pearls, garnets and moonstone for the annual Boys ... «Post-Bulletin, Jul 15»
9
2016 BMW M3 Facelift Online Configurator
These replace Moonstone and Pyrite Brown in the Individual color lineup. Sakhir Orange has also returned as a $550 option. A Beautiful Sakhir ... «BMWBLOG, Jul 15»
10
Happy Wanderer: Central Coast includes stewardship with vacations
The FogCatcher Inn is a country-style hotel across from Moonstone Beach where folks still find moonstones. http://www.pacificahotels.com/ ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Moonstone [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/moonstone>. Sep 2019 ».
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