Definition of 'hull'
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For two days they had clung to the oily hull of the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Military divers blasted new holes in the upturned hull yesterday as the search continued for the missing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People can be seen scrambling over the ship 's upturned hull before sliding into the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In its place stood the ship 's hull. The Sun (2013)The following day a 50,000 rigid hull inflatable boat was found ditched on the shore. The Sun (2016)It takes only 8lb of explosive to pierce the hull. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both methods risk causing more damage to the hull, potentially sending the ship to the sea bed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Only a few lifeboats could be launched and although hundreds of passengers managed to scramble on to the upturned hull they were left stranded. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I pulled my way up the leg and reached the lower skirt of the main hull of the craft. Anti-Ice (1993)Best of all is his immensely solid wooden staircase with a vault in the form of an upturned ship 's hull. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The large crack is on the port side of the hull, the opposite side to the emergency repairs that were needed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He fought for and won the right to use the huge loft of the barn - a magical space like the upturned hull of a ship. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)There was zero gravity - no up or down, followed by an enormous crash and the side of the hull leapt towards me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like finding yourself in a metal box in the hull of a ship during a storm with six prisoners, all of them hoping you'll burst into tears. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'hull'
British English: hull /hʌl/ NOUN
The hull of a boat is the main part of its body.
The ship is new, with a steel hull.
- American English: hull
- Arabic: جِسْمُ السَّفِينَةُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: casco de barco
- Chinese: 船体
- Croatian: trup
- Czech: trup lodi, letadla
- Danish: skrog
- Dutch: romp
- European Spanish: casco
- Finnish: laivan runko
- French: coque
- German: Schiffskörper
- Greek: κύτος
- Italian: scafo
- Japanese: 船体
- Korean: 선체
- Norwegian: skrog
- Polish: kadłub
- European Portuguese: casco de barco
- Romanian: carcasă
- Russian: корпус
- Spanish: vaina
- Swedish: skrov
- Thai: ตัวเรือ
- Turkish: gemi teknesi
- Ukrainian: корпус (корабля)
- Vietnamese: thân tàu
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