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Shell

Spanish
English

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N

shell
N


tortoise shell
N

tortoise shell
N


to shell
V








de caparazón
ADJ
hard-shell
ADJ

carpet shell
N

almeja fina
NF
golden carpet shell clam
N

almeja fina
NF
grooved carpet shell clam
N


sea shell
N

caracol
NM
snail shell
N

large snail shell used as a horn
N


concha
NF
tortoise shell
N

wedge shell
N

NM
date-shell
N


razor shell
N

single shell
N

scallop-shell
N

almeja fina
golden carpet shell clam almeja margarita

almeja fina
grooved carpet shell clam almeja fina


concha
NF


laca
NF
shellac
N

shellfish
N

shellfish
N

to shellac
V


to gather shellfish
V


dish consisting of rice with shellfish
N

paella
NF
dish consisting of rice with shellfish
N

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English Definitions

shell
N
ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
shell
N
the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
shell
N
hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
shell
N
the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
shell
N
the exterior covering of a bird's egg
shell
N
a rigid covering that envelops an object
shell
N
a very light narrow racing boat
shell
N
the housing or outer covering of something
shell
N
a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
shell
N
the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
shell
V
use explosives on
shell
V
create by using explosives
shell
V
fall out of the pod or husk
shell
V
hit the pitches of hard and regularly
shell
V
look for and collect shells by the seashore
shell
V
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
shell
V
remove from its shell or outer covering
shell
V
remove the husks from
shell bean
N
a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
shell bean
N
unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
shell bean plant
N
a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
N
the collection and study of mollusc shells
N
a company that is incorporated but has no assets or operations
shell entity
N
a company that is incorporated but has no assets or operations
shell game
N
a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
shell ginger
N
cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
shell jacket
N
waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners
shell out
V
administer or bestow, as in small portions
shell parakeet
N
small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
shell plating
N
the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship
shell shock
N
a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
shell stitch
N
a crochet stitch
shell stitch
V
make by shell stitching
shell-flower
N
showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
shell-less
of animals or fruits that have no shell
shellac
N
lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
shellac
N
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
shellac
V
cover with shellac
shellac varnish
N
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
shellac wax
N
a hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol
V
cover with shellac
N
North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
shellbark hickory
N
North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
shelled
of animals or fruits that have a shell
N
a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)
N
English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)
Shelley
N
Englishman and romantic poet (1792-1822)
shellfire
N
shooting artillery shells
shellfish
N
meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
shellfish
N
invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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