shell




shell - noun

  • ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
  • the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
  • the exterior covering of a bird's egg
  • a rigid covering that envelops an object
  • a very light narrow racing boat
  • the housing or outer covering of something
  • a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  • the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

  • shell - verb

    • use explosives on
    • create by using explosives
    • fall out of the pod or husk
    • hit the pitches of hard and regularly
    • look for and collect shells by the seashore
    • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    • remove from its shell or outer covering
    • remove the husks from

    shell - thesaurus

    beat   blast   carapace   case   casing   crush   cuticle   eggshell   husk   plate   scale   shield   trounce   vanquish  

    Scrabble score for shell

    s is 1 h is 4 e is 1 l is 1 l is 1
    Scrabble score = 8

    generated at 21:03:00 on 25-10-22

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