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shell
ʃɛl
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.
  2. The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod.
  3. A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners).
  4. Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun.
  5. The housing or outer covering of something.
  6. A very light narrow racing boat.
  7. A rigid covering that envelops an object.
  8. The exterior covering of a bird's egg.
  9. The hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts.
  10. The material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.
(动) As a verb
  1. Remove the husks from.
  2. Remove from its shell or outer covering.
  3. Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict.
  4. Use explosives on.
  5. Look for and collect shells by the seashore.
  6. Hit the pitches of hard and regularly.
  7. Fall out of the pod or husk.
  8. Create by using explosives.
Hyphenationshell
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
贝壳bèikéshell; conch; cowry; mother of pearl; hard outer skin
, qiàoshell; carapace; crust (earth's crust etc)
外形wàixíngfigure; shape; external form; contour
炮弹pàodànartillery shell
脱落tuōluòto drop off; to come off; to lose (hair etc); to omit (a character when writing)
炮轰pàohōngto bombard; to bomb; (fig.) to criticize; to roast
剥落bōluòto peel off
壳儿kérshell; crust
壳牌公司képái gōngsīShell (oil company)
炮击pàojīto shell; to bombard; bombardment
她将tājiāngshell
𣪊qiàoshell; scale
后盖hòugàiback cover; shell (of crab etc)
quánjade; shell
back of the foot, the back feet of the animal, covering; shell, to strike; heat from the top
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