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shell (n):
hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
Related Word: cuticle
shell (n):
the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
shell (n):
a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
shell (n):
ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
shell (n):
the housing or outer covering of something
Samples
the clock has a walnut case
Related Words: casecasing
shell (n):
a very light narrow racing boat
shell (n):
a rigid covering that envelops an object
Samples
the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice
shell (n):
the exterior covering of a bird's egg
shell (n):
the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
shell (n):
the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
shell (v):
remove the husks from
Samples
husk corn
Related Words: husk
shell (v):
remove from its shell or outer covering
Samples
shell the legumes.
shell mussels
shell (v):
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Samples
Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship.
We beat the competition.
Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Related Words: beattrouncevanquish
shell (v):
use explosives on
Samples
The enemy has been shelling us all day
Related Words: blast
shell (v):
look for and collect shells by the seashore
shell (v):
hit the pitches of hard and regularly
Samples
He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning
shell (v):
fall out of the pod or husk
Samples
The corn shelled
shell (v):
create by using explosives
Samples
blast a passage through the mountain
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A good name is sooner lost than won

yapmak zor, yıkmak kolaydır
It takes a long time to build up a good reputation which can be easily destroyed by misconduct.


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