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shells

noun , plural of 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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shells

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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 for days without letup
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