Synsets for "shell"

Synset: shell.n.01

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

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

Examples:

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: ammunition

Hyponym: artillery_shell shotgun_shell shrapnel tank_shell whizbang

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Synset: shell.n.02

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

Examples:

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: animal_material

Hyponym: mother-of-pearl

Antonyms:

    

Synset: carapace.n.01

Synonyms: carapace

Part of Speech: NOUN

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

Examples:

Lemmas: carapace shell cuticle shield

Hypernym: scute

Hyponym: cuticula

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.04

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts

Examples:

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: hull

Hyponym: nutshell

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.05

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the exterior covering of a bird's egg

Examples:

Lemmas: shell eggshell

Hypernym: covering

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.06

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a rigid covering that envelops an object

Examples: the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: covering

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.07

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a very light narrow racing boat

Examples:

Lemmas: shell racing_shell

Hypernym: racing_boat

Hyponym: racing_skiff scull

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.08

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the housing or outer covering of something

Examples: the clock has a walnut case

Lemmas: shell case casing

Hypernym: housing

Hyponym: boot gearbox jacket

Antonyms:

    

Synset: plate.n.14

Synonyms: plate

Part of Speech: NOUN

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

Examples:

Lemmas: plate scale shell

Hypernym: shield

Hyponym: armor_plate horseshoe shell_plating

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.n.10

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

Examples:

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: covering

Hyponym: clamshell oyster_shell phragmocone scallop_shell seashell valve valve

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Synset: blast.v.03

Synonyms: blast

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: use explosives on

Examples: The enemy has been shelling us all day

Lemmas: blast shell

Hypernym: bombard

Hyponym: crump

Antonyms:

    

Synset: blast.v.05

Synonyms: blast

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: create by using explosives

Examples: blast a passage through the mountain

Lemmas: blast shell

Hypernym: make

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.v.03

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: fall out of the pod or husk

Examples: The corn shelled

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: emerge

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.v.04

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: hit the pitches of hard and regularly

Examples: He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: hit

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.v.05

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: look for and collect shells by the seashore

Examples:

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: gather

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

Synset: beat.v.01

Synonyms: beat

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Examples: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship | We beat the competition | Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Lemmas: beat beat_out crush shell trounce vanquish

Hypernym: get_the_better_of

Hyponym: cheat checkmate cream eliminate get_the_best get_the_jump immobilize outdo outfight outplay outpoint overcome overpower spread-eagle surpass walk_over whomp worst

Antonyms:

    

Synset: shell.v.07

Synonyms: shell

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: remove from its shell or outer covering

Examples: shell the legumes | shell mussels

Lemmas: shell

Hypernym: remove

Hyponym: pod

Antonyms:

    

Synset: husk.v.01

Synonyms: husk

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: remove the husks from

Examples: husk corn

Lemmas: husk shell

Hypernym: remove

Hyponym:

Antonyms:

    

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