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shells


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  shell 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  shell 
 
  Sense  1 
  blast,  strafe,  shell 
  =>  crump 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  shell 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  shell 
 
  Sense  1 
  blast,  strafe,  shell 
  =>  crump 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  shell 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  shell 
 
  2  senses  of  shell 
 
  Sense  1 
  blast,  strafe,  shell 
  =>  bombard,  bomb 
 
  Sense  2 
  shell,  pod 
  =>  remove,  take  take  away  withdraw 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  shell 
 
  shell  used  as  a  verb  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  shell 
 
  Sense  1 
  blast,  strafe,  shell 
  =>  bombard,  bomb 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  shell,  pod 
  =>  remove,  take  take  away  withdraw 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  shell 
  ark  shell 
  blank  shell 
  bombshell 
  bubble  shell 
  clamshell 
  coat-of-mail  shell 
  cockleshell 
  ear-shell 
  eggshell 
  electron  shell 
  gas  shell 
  hard-shell  clam 
  hard-shell  crab 
  lamp  shell 
  lampshell 
  moonshell 
  nutshell 
  oyster  shell 
  patty  shell 
  pie  shell 
  racing  shell 
  scallop  shell 
  scorpion  shell 
  seashell 
  shell 
  shell  bean 
  shell  bean  plant 
  shell  collecting 
  shell  corporation 
  shell  entity 
  shell  game 
  shell  ginger 
  shell  jacket 
  shell  parakeet 
  shell  plating 
  shell  shock 
  shell  stitch 
  shellac 
  shellac  varnish 
  shellac  wax 
  shellbark 
  shellbark  hickory 
  sheller 
  shelley 
  shellfire 
  shellfish 
  shellflower 
  shelling 
  shotgun  shell 
  single  shell 
  smooth  softshell 
  soft-shell  clam 
  soft-shell  crab 
  spiny  softshell 
  star  shell 
  sugar  shell 
  tooth  shell 
  tortoiseshell 
  tusk  shell 
 
  Overview  of  noun  shell 
 
  The  noun  shell  has  10  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (14)  shell  --  (ammunition  consisting  of  a  cylindrical  metal  casing  containing  an  explosive  charge  and  a  projectile;  fired  from  a  large  gun) 
  2.  (3)  shell  --  (the  material  that  forms  the  hard  outer  covering  of  many  animals) 
  3.  (2)  carapace,  shell,  cuticle  --  (hard  outer  covering  or  case  of  certain  organisms  such  as  arthropods  and  turtles) 
  4.  shell  --  (the  hard  usually  fibrous  outer  layer  of  some  fruits  especially  nuts) 
  5.  shell,  eggshell  --  (the  exterior  covering  of  a  bird's  egg) 
  6.  shell  --  (a  rigid  covering  that  envelops  an  object;  "the  satellite  is  covered  with  a  smooth  shell  of  ice") 
  7.  shell,  racing  shell  --  (a  very  light  narrow  racing  boat) 
  8.  shell,  case,  casing  --  (the  housing  or  outer  covering  of  something  "the  clock  has  a  walnut  case") 
  9.  plate,  scale,  shell  --  (a  metal  sheathing  of  uniform  thickness  (such  as  the  shield  attached  to  an  artillery  piece  to  protect  the  gunners)) 
  10.  shell  --  (the  hard  largely  calcareous  covering  of  a  mollusc) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  shell 
 
  The  verb  shell  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  blast,  strafe,  shell  --  (use  explosives  on  "The  enemy  has  been  shelling  us  all  day") 
  2.  shell,  pod  --  (take  something  out  of  its  shell  or  pod,  such  as  peas  or  beans) 
 
  Overview  of  noun  shell 
 
  The  noun  shell  has  10  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (14)  shell  --  (ammunition  consisting  of  a  cylindrical  metal  casing  containing  an  explosive  charge  and  a  projectile;  fired  from  a  large  gun) 
  2.  (3)  shell  --  (the  material  that  forms  the  hard  outer  covering  of  many  animals) 
  3.  (2)  carapace,  shell,  cuticle  --  (hard  outer  covering  or  case  of  certain  organisms  such  as  arthropods  and  turtles) 
  4.  shell  --  (the  hard  usually  fibrous  outer  layer  of  some  fruits  especially  nuts) 
  5.  shell,  eggshell  --  (the  exterior  covering  of  a  bird's  egg) 
  6.  shell  --  (a  rigid  covering  that  envelops  an  object;  "the  satellite  is  covered  with  a  smooth  shell  of  ice") 
  7.  shell,  racing  shell  --  (a  very  light  narrow  racing  boat) 
  8.  shell,  case,  casing  --  (the  housing  or  outer  covering  of  something  "the  clock  has  a  walnut  case") 
  9.  plate,  scale,  shell  --  (a  metal  sheathing  of  uniform  thickness  (such  as  the  shield  attached  to  an  artillery  piece  to  protect  the  gunners)) 
  10.  shell  --  (the  hard  largely  calcareous  covering  of  a  mollusc) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  shell 
 
  The  verb  shell  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  blast,  strafe,  shell  --  (use  explosives  on  "The  enemy  has  been  shelling  us  all  day") 
  2.  shell,  pod  --  (take  something  out  of  its  shell  or  pod,  such  as  peas  or  beans) 



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