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"shell" Meaning in English

1. the housing or outer covering of something
Part of speech : noun
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2. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
Part of speech : noun
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3. a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Part of speech : noun
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4. a very light narrow racing boat
Part of speech : noun
Example : The regatta had at least one shell from all the local schools.
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5. the exterior covering of a bird's egg
Part of speech : noun
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6. remove the husks from
Part of speech : verb
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7. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Part of speech : verb
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8. use explosives on
Part of speech : verb
Example : The enemy has been shelling us all day
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9. create by using explosives
Part of speech : verb
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10. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
Part of speech : noun
11. ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile
Part of speech : noun
12. a rigid covering that envelops an object
Part of speech : noun
Example : the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice
13. the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
Part of speech : noun
14. the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
Part of speech : noun
15. remove from its shell or outer covering
Part of speech : verb
Example : shell the legumes
16. look for and collect shells by the seashore
Part of speech : verb
17. hit the pitches of hard and regularly
Part of speech : verb
Example : The visiting team shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning.
18. fall out of the pod or husk
Part of speech : verb
Example : The corn shelled

Translation for "shell"

shell meaning in Spanish : cáscara
  • shell meaning in German : Schale
  • shell meaning in Japanese : シェル
  • shell meaning in Turkish : kabuk
  • shell meaning in Chinese : 贝壳
  • shell meaning in Arabic : الصدف
  • shell meaning in Polish : muszla
  • shell meaning in Hindi : खोल
  • shell meaning in French : coquille
  • shell meaning in Russian : ракушка
  • shell meaning in Tamil : ஷெல்
  • shell meaning in Telugu : షెల్
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