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Definition of "shell":

noun: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles


noun: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod


noun: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)


noun: ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun


noun: the housing or outer covering of something


noun: a very light narrow racing boat


noun: a rigid covering that envelops an object

"the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"


noun: the exterior covering of a bird's egg


noun: the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts


noun: the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals


verb: remove the husks from


verb: remove from its shell or outer covering

"shell the legumes"


verb: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict


verb: use explosives on

"The enemy has been shelling us all day"


verb: look for and collect shells by the seashore


verb: hit the pitches of hard and regularly

"He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"


verb: fall out of the pod or husk

"The corn shelled"


verb: create by using explosives



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