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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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