Part of speech:
The dry outer covering of various fruits or seeds, as of an ear of corn
(Law) The act of overcoming or frustrating the enforcement of.
a very light narrow racing boat
The definition of crust is the hard, outer part of a loaf of bread, or a layer of pastry covering a pie, or a hardened layer on something.
A small block, usually of metal, with a threaded hole through the center, for screwing onto a bolt, screw, etc.
A suffix meaning “foot.” It is used in the scientific names of the members of many groups of organisms, such as arthropod, an organism having “jointed feet,” and sauropod, a dinosaur having “lizard feet.” It is also used in the names of different kinds of limbs or limblike body parts, such as pseudopod, the “false foot” of an amoeba.
Gradation; succession of ascending and descending steps and degrees; progressive series; scheme of comparative rank or order.
A piece of material, especially rock and similar materials, reminding of a broken piece of glass or pottery.
The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of any body or part.
(Zoology) A hard bony or chitinous outer covering, such as the fused dorsal plates of a turtle or the portion of the exoskeleton covering the head and thorax of a crustacean.
A quilted pad worn by fencers to protect the torso and side.
A small ball or cone-shaped missile of lead, metal alloy, etc., to be shot from a firearm
A projectile is defined as something that is propelled or shot through the air, or a special type of missile that is fired from a gun or rocket.
A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
Such a casing fitted with a bullet.
A crustaceous covering
The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
To clear of a natural covering or growth; make bare:
To open the shell of (a bivalve):
(Intransitive) To separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.
A very light pink colour, like that of some seashell.
Having a shell consisting of two hinged valves.
Having or forming a shell.
A gastropod, especially one with a single shell, such as a snail, cone, whelk, abalone, or limpet. Univalves belong to the subclass Prosobranchia. Their shells are usually spiral and can hold the whole animal inside.
Ammunition is defined as something that you can use to get someone to do what you want.
The part of an electric motor or generator that consists of wire wound around an iron core and carries an electric current. In motors and generators using direct current, the armature rotates within a magnetic field; in motors and generators using alternating current a magnetic field is rotated about the armature.
(Uncountable) Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
A relatively small, usually open craft of a size that might be carried aboard a ship.
An early form of cannon that fired stone balls.
A small cup or shell, often of metal, for a percussion cap, cartridge, etc.
Anything that covers
The front piece of this armor.
The outermost layer of the skin of vertebrates; epidermis.
The exterior is defined as the outside or outer appearance.
A border, often ornamental, surrounding a picture, etc.; also, the picture or other matter inside such a border
A glass container to be thrown so that it will break and disperse the chemicals inside: used for putting out fires, spreading tear gas, etc.
The hard endocarp of certain fruits; pyrene.
A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
(Countable, slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.
(--- Football) An offensive lineman who snaps the ball to begin a play, usually positioned in the middle of the line.
The middle part of the body; waist
Inside means the inner area.
A set of electron orbitals that have nearly the same energy. Electrons in outer shells have greater energy than those in shells closer to the nucleus. Elements in the Periodic Table range from the lightest elements with electrons normally occupying one shell (hydrogen and helium) to the heaviest, with electrons in seven shells (radium and uranium, for instance).
A trademark for a computer operating system that allows multiple simultaneous users.
A guard or safety screen, as over the moving parts of machinery
A smooth, flat, relatively thin, rigid body of uniform thickness.
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
To defeat overwhelmingly:
To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.
To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
To shatter, as if by an explosion.
(Typography, by extension) The nature of a piece of alphabetic type, whether a “capital” (upper case) or “small” (lower case) letter.
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