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Noun
An outer casing or covering
“The seed is only toxic if the outer shell is broken or chewed open.”
Noun
The frame or chassis of a vehicle, machine or structure
“The steel shell of the building is anchored to the concrete substructure by means of a joint at the ground floor level.”
Noun
The arrangement of the outer parts or elements of something
“Even Rouean admits that the shell of the storyline might sound trite.”
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An explosive artillery projectile or bomb
“Even at that distance, it gleamed dully, and Dane was certain it had been the shell from the gun with which Elinor had been shot.”
Noun
An outer layer or section
“She opens her eyes and breathes softly, wrapping it layer after layer in her magic, forming a glass shell all around it.”
Noun
A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something
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A weak or inferior remnant or version of something
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Shirt for woman
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Raised cover for a pickup truck
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Shell of a marine animal
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The remains of something that has been badly damaged or destroyed
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(figurative) Refuse or waste material
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The dead body of a person or animal
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An outward appearance, usually fake or insincere
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A large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law
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An animal's covering of fur or hair
Verb
To bombard with shells, especially as part of an attack or offensive
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“Armed forces then began to shell the village with artillery and mortars.”
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To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Shell the walnuts, remove any loose skin, and chop them.”
Verb
To fire a bullet from a gun
Verb
Shale
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