Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de shell

(substantivo) 
Definition
the protective outer layer of an egg, fruit, or nut
They cracked the nuts and removed their shells.
Sinônimos
husk
a grey squirrel nibbling on a peanut husk
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case
Vanilla is the seed case of a South American orchid.
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pod
Remove the peas from their pods.
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shuck
(substantivo) 
Definition
the hard outer covering of an animal such as a crab or tortoise
The baby tortoise tucked his head in his shell.
Sinônimos
carapace
,
(substantivo) 
a lonely boy struggling to emerge from his shell
Sinônimos
shyness
Eventually she overcame her shyness.
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modesty
His modesty does him credit.
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lack of confidence
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self-consciousness
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timidity
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diffidence
He spoke with a certain diffidence.
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bashfulness
Suddenly overcome with bashfulness, he lowered his voice.
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timorousness
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mousiness
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timidness
(substantivo) 
Definition
the external structure of a building, car, or ship, esp. one that is unfinished or gutted by fire
The solid feel of the car's shell is impressive.
Sinônimos
frame
He supplied housebuilders with modern timber frames.
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hull
The hull had suffered extensive damage to the starboard side.
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framework
wooden shelves on a steel framework
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skeleton
Only skeletons of buildings remained in the area.
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(substantivo) 
Definition
a small-arms cartridge
the whistling screech of an enemy shell
Sinônimos
missile
nuclear missiles
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shot
These guns are lighter and take more shot for their size.
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bullet
There are three bullet holes in the windscreen.
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cartridge
Gun and cartridge manufacturers will lose money if the game laws are amended.
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pellet
He was taken to hospital for treatment to pellet wounds.
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projectile
an enormous artillery gun used to fire a huge projectile
(verbo) 
Definition
to remove the shell or husk from
She shelled and ate a few nuts.
Sinônimos
remove the shells from
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shuck (US)
(verbo) 
Definition
to attack with artillery shells
The rebels shelled the densely-populated suburbs near the port.
Sinônimos
bomb
Airforce jets bombed the city at night.
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bombard
Rebel artillery units have regularly bombarded the airport.
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strike
This issue strikes at the very foundation of our community.
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strafe

verbo frasal

See shell something out

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of bashfulness
Suddenly overcome with bashfulness, he lowered his voice.
Sinônimos
lack of confidence,
self-consciousness,
timidity,
timorousness,
mousiness,
sheepishness,
timidness
in the sense of bombard
Definition
to attack with concentrated artillery fire or bombs
Rebel artillery units have regularly bombarded the airport.
Sinônimos
open fire,
strafe,
fire upon
in the sense of bullet
Definition
a small metallic missile used as the projectile of a gun or rifle
There are three bullet holes in the windscreen.

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