Textual thesaurus for "shell"

(noun) carapace, shield, cuticle

hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

(noun) plate, scale

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

(noun) case, casing

the housing or outer covering of something

the clock has a walnut case

(noun) racing shell

a very light narrow racing boat

(noun) eggshell

the exterior covering of a bird's egg

(verb) husk

remove the husks from

husk corn

(verb) trounce, crush, vanquish, beat, beat out

come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

(verb) blast

use explosives on

The enemy has been shelling us all day

(verb) blast

create by using explosives

blast a passage through the mountain