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Meaning of word shell from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

shell   noun

Meaning : Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile. Fired from a large gun.

Meaning : The material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

Meaning : Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms : carapace, cuticle, shield

Translation in other languages :

कछुए का कवच।

कचकड़ कछुए को सुरक्षा प्रदान करता है।
कचकड़, कटाह

తాబేలుకు ఉండే కవచం

తాబేలువెన్నుచిప్ప తాబేలుకు రక్షణగా ఉంటుంది.
తాబేలుచిప్ప, తాబేలువెన్నుచిప్ప

କଇଁଚର ଖୋଳ

କଇଁଚ ଖୋଳ କଇଁଚର ସୁରକ୍ଷା କବଚ
କଇଁଚ ଖୋଳ

ಆಮೆಯ ಕವಚ

ಕಟಾಹ ಆಮೆಯನ್ನು ಸುರಕ್ಷಿತವಾಗಿಡುತ್ತದೆ.

कासवाची पाठ.

कासवपृष्ठ खूपच कठोर असते

কচ্ছপের খোল

কচ্ছপের খোল কচ্ছপকে সুরক্ষা প্রদান করে
কচ্ছপের খোল

ஆமையின் கவசம்

ஆமைக்கு ஆமைஓடு பாதுகாப்பைக் கொடுக்கிறது
ஆமைஓடு, ஆமையோடு, யாமையோடு

ആമയുടെ തോട്

ആമത്തോട് ആമയ്ക്ക് രക്ഷ നല്കുന്നു

Meaning : The hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts.

Meaning : The exterior covering of a bird's egg.

Synonyms : eggshell

Meaning : A rigid covering that envelops an object.

Example : The satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice.

Meaning : A very light narrow racing boat.

Synonyms : racing shell

Meaning : The housing or outer covering of something.

Example : The clock has a walnut case.

Synonyms : case, casing

Meaning : A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners).

Synonyms : plate, scale

Meaning : The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod.

shell   verb

Meaning : Use explosives on.

Example : The enemy has been shelling us all day.

Synonyms : blast

Meaning : Create by using explosives.

Example : Blast a passage through the mountain.

Synonyms : blast

Meaning : Fall out of the pod or husk.

Example : The corn shelled.

Meaning : Hit the pitches of hard and regularly.

Example : He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning.

Meaning : Look for and collect shells by the seashore.

Meaning : Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict.

Example : 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

Meaning : Remove from its shell or outer covering.

Example : Shell the legumes.
Shell mussels.

Meaning : Remove the husks from.

Example : Husk corn.

Synonyms : husk