Explicație shell în Dicționarul Englez Englez

shell

(shel )

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hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
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the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc
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a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
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ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile
fired from a large gun
substantiv
the housing or outer covering of something
"the clock has a walnut case"

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a very light narrow racing boat
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a rigid covering that envelops an object
"the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"

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the exterior covering of a bird''s egg
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the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
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the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
verb
remove the husks from
"husk corn"

verb
remove from its shell or outer covering
"shell the legumes"
"shell mussels"

verb
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

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"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) carapace, case, casing, cuticle, eggshell, plate, scale
(verb) beat, blast, crush, husk, trounce, vanquish