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Engelsk navneord: shell

1. shell (om genstand) ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun

Mindre specifikke termerammo, ammunition

Mere specifikke termerartillery shell, shotgun shell, shrapnel, tank shell, whizbang, whizbang shell, whizzbang

2. shell (om masse el. substans) the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

Mindre specifikke termeranimal material

Mere specifikke termermother-of-pearl, nacre

Vedrører disse overordnede termercarapace, cuticle, shell, shield

3. shell (om dyr) hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carapace, cuticle, shield

Mindre specifikke termerscute

Mere specifikke termercuticula

Omfatter disse overordnede termerarthropod, mollusc, mollusk, shellfish, turtle

Vedrører disse specifikke termershell

4. shell (om plante) the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts

Mindre specifikke termerhull

Mere specifikke termernutshell

5. shell (om ting) the exterior covering of a bird's egg

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eggshell

Mindre specifikke termercover, covering, natural covering

Omfatter disse overordnede termeregg, eggs

6. shell (om ting) a rigid covering that envelops an object

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice.

Mindre specifikke termercover, covering, natural covering

7. shell (om genstand) a very light narrow racing boat

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)racing shell

Mindre specifikke termerracing boat

Mere specifikke termerracing skiff, scull, single shell

Omfatter disse specifikke termersliding seat

8. shell (om genstand) the housing or outer covering of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clock has a walnut case.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)case, casing

Mindre specifikke termerhousing

Mere specifikke termerboot, gear box, gear case, gearbox, jacket

Omfatter disse overordnede termergrandfather clock, longcase clock

9. shell (om genstand) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)plate, scale

Mindre specifikke termershield

Mere specifikke termerarmor plate, armor plating, armour plate, horseshoe, plate armor, plate armour, shell plating, shoe

10. shell (om dyr) the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

Mindre specifikke termercover, covering, natural covering

Mere specifikke termerclamshell, oyster shell, phragmacone, phragmocone, scallop shell, seashell, valve, valve

Engelsk udsagnsord: shell

1. shell (om konkurrence) use explosives on

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy has been shelling us all day.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blast

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbomb, bombard

Mere specifikke termercrump

2. shell (om tilvejebringelse) create by using explosives

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlast a passage through the mountain.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blast

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercreate, make

3. shell (om relation) fall out of the pod or husk

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe corn shelled.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termeremerge

4. shell (om relation) hit the pitches of hard and regularly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerhit

5. shell (om relation) look for and collect shells by the seashore

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termergather

6. shell (om konkurrence) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAgassi beat Becker in the tennis championship.
We beat the competition.
Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beat, beat out, crush, trounce, vanquish

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerdefeat, get the better of, overcome

Mere specifikke termerbat, best, cheat, checkmate, chicane, chouse, clobber, cream, drub, eliminate, exceed, get over, get the best, get the jump, have the best, immobilise, immobilize, jockey, lick, master, mate, mop up, outdo, outdo, outfight, outflank, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outplay, outpoint, outscore, outstrip, overcome, overcome, overmaster, overpower, overwhelm, pip, rack up, rout, scoop, screw, shaft, spread-eagle, spreadeagle, subdue, surmount, surmount, surpass, thrash, trump, walk over, whip, whomp, worst

Kan forårsagewin

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbeat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach

7. shell (om ændring) remove from its shell or outer covering

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShell the legumes.
Shell mussels.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

Mere specifikke termerpod

8. shell (om ændring) remove the husks from

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHusk corn.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)husk

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

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