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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. she'll, shell: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. she'll, shell: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. she'll, shell: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. she'll, shell: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. shell: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. shell, shell, shell: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. She'll, Shell, Shell, she'll, shell, shell: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. she'll, shell: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Shell, Shell, Shell, Shell, Shell, Shell, Shell: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Shell, she'll, shell: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. she'll, shell: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. she'll, shell: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. shell: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. she'll, shell: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. shell (n.), shell (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Shell, shell: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. shell: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. shell: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  19. SHELL, Shell (animal), Shell (company), Shell (computer science), Shell (computing), Shell (corporation), Shell (film), Shell (projectile), Shell (structure), Shell (theater), Shell: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  20. shell: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  21. Shell: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  22. shell: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  23. shell: Rhymezone [home, info]
  24. shell: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  25. shell: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  26. she'll, shell: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  27. Shell: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  28. shell: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  29. shell: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. shell: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. Shell, shell: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  32. she'll, shell, shell (specify): Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. shell: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  2. shell: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. Shell: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  4. Shell (projectile), shell: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. Shell (corporation): Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. shell: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. shell: Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary [home, info]
  2. SHELL, shell: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  3. shell: CCI Computer [home, info]
  4. Shell: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Shell: Tech Terms Computer Dictionary [home, info]
  6. shell: Webopedia [home, info]
  7. shell: Hacking Lexicon [home, info]
  8. Shell: Data Formats and Their Sugggested File Extensions [home, info]
  9. shell: I T Glossary [home, info]
  10. Shell: Technopedia [home, info]
  11. Shell (computing), shell: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHELL, shell: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. shell: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHELL: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Shell: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. SHELL: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. shell: Idioms [home, info]
  5. shell, shell: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. shell: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Shell: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. shell: General Chemistry Online [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shell, shell: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Shell: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. shell: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. Shell: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. shell: Locksmith Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Shell: Explosives [home, info]
  5. Shell: Glossary of Insulator Terms [home, info]
  6. shell: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  7. Shell: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shell)

noun:  the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc
noun:  ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
noun:  the housing or outer covering of something
noun:  a very light narrow racing boat
noun:  a rigid covering that envelops an object ("The satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice")
noun:  the exterior covering of a bird's egg
noun:  the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
noun:  the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
noun:  hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
noun:  a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
verb:  look for and collect shells by the seashore
verb:  hit the pitches of hard and regularly ("He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning")
verb:  fall out of the pod or husk ("The corn shelled")
verb:  remove from its shell or outer covering ("Shell the legumes")
verb:  use explosives on ("The enemy has been shelling us all day")
verb:  remove the husks from
verb:  come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2399)

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Words similar to shell:   blast, carapace, case, casing, eggshell, plate, pod, scale, shelled, shelling, strafe, racing shell, more...

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