Another word for shell


shell - the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

case, casing, shell - the housing or outer covering of something

Example:- the clock has a walnut case

shell - the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts

shell - the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

eggshell, shell - the exterior covering of a bird's egg

carapace, cuticle, shell, shield - hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

shell - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun

racing shell, shell - a very light narrow racing boat

shell - a rigid covering that envelops an object

Example:- the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice

plate, scale, shell - a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)


blast, shell - use explosives on

Example:- The enemy has been shelling us all day

husk, shell - remove the husks from

Example:- husk corn

shell - remove from its shell or outer covering

Example:- shell the legumes

shell - look for and collect shells by the seashore

shell - hit the pitches of hard and regularly

Example:- He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning

shell - fall out of the pod or husk

Example:- The corn shelled

blast, shell - create by using explosives

Example:- blast a passage through the mountain

beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish - come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Example:- Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship

Tweets containing the word shell

Source : WordNet