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