shell in Chinese
[ ʃel ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "shell"Synonyms of "shell"Use "shell" in a sentence
past tense: shelled past participle: shelled plural: shells present participle: shelling
- A shell splinter embedded itself in the wall .
- Sweep the melon-seed shells into a dustpan .
- Now on the platform stood this shell of straw .
- A turtle obtrudes its head from its shell .
- Nuclear deformations confirm shell structure .
- The children gathered shells on the beach .
- The shell had landed a decent distance away .
- This kind of beetles have hard shell .
- Music drew the shy girl out of her shell .
- This organization is but a empty shell .
- hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
Synonyms: carapace, cuticle, shield,
- the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
- a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Synonyms: plate, scale,
- ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
- the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
Synonyms: case, casing,
- a very light narrow racing boat
Synonyms: racing shell,
- a rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
- the exterior covering of a bird''s egg
- the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
- the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
- remove the husks from; "husk corn"
- remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
- 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"
Synonyms: beat, beat out, crush, trounce, vanquish,
- use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
- look for and collect shells by the seashore
- hit the pitches of hard and regularly; "He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"
- fall out of the pod or husk; "The corn shelled"
- create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"
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