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shell

noun

Definition of SHELL

1
something that encloses another thing especially to protect it <eating oysters straight out of their shells>
2
the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <workers at the shipyard have thus far erected the shell of the ship>
3
an outer part or layer <the shell of the building is all glass, making it conspicuous on a street with mostly limestone facades>
Related Words facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, show
Antonyms inside, interior

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