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1. shell (noun)
hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
2. shell (noun)
the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc
3. shell (noun)
a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
4. shell (noun)
ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
5. shell (noun)
the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
6. shell (noun)
a very light narrow racing boat
Also known as: racing shell
7. shell (noun)
a rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
8. shell (noun)
the exterior covering of a bird''s egg
Also known as: eggshell
9. shell (noun)
the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
10. shell (noun)
the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
11. shell (verb)
remove the husks from; "husk corn"
Also known as: husk
12. shell (verb)
remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
13. shell (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"
14. shell (verb)
use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
Also known as: blast
15. shell (verb)
look for and collect shells by the seashore
16. shell (verb)
hit the pitches of hard and regularly; "He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"
17. shell (verb)
fall out of the pod or husk; "The corn shelled"