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English noun: hull

1. hull (plant) dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut


Broader (hypernym)husk


Narrower (hyponym)shell

2. hull (plant) persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry


Broader (hypernym)calyx

3. Hull (person) United States naval officer who commanded the `Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843)


SynonymsIsaac Hull


Instance hypernymnaval officer

4. Hull (person) United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)


SynonymsCordell Hull


Instance hypernymdiplomat, diplomatist

5. Hull (location) a large fishing port in northeastern England


SynonymsKingston-upon Hull


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center


Part holonymHumber Bridge


Part meronymEngland

6. hull (artifact) the frame or body of ship


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Part holonymkeel, keelson, rib, rider plate


Part meronymvessel, watercraft


English verb: hull

1. hull (change) remove the hulls from


SamplesHull the berries.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw









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