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shell

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1 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • eating oysters straight out of their shells
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2 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • Workers at the shipyard have thus far erected the shell of the ship.
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3 an outer part or layer
  • The shell of the building is all glass, making it conspicuous on a street with mostly limestone facades.
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shell

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1 to remove the natural covering of
  • shelling peanuts
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2 to use bombs or artillery against
  • The enemy shelled the city.
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