Part of speech:
The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels.
(Botany) The outermost layer or layers of an ovule.
The thin, membranous tissue that lines most of the internal and external surfaces of an animal's body. Epithelium is composed of one or more layers of densely packed cells. In vertebrates, it lines the outer layer of the skin (epidermis), the surface of most body cavities, and the lumen of fluid-filled organs, such as the gut or intestine.
The tough outer covering of the woody stems and roots of trees, shrubs, and other woody plants. It includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium.
To throw out anything, as little jets of steam, with a noise like that made by one sputtering.
An animal skin or pelt, either raw or tanned
The skin of a fur-bearing animal, esp. after it has been stripped from the carcass
Anything that covers
To shed an outer layer of skin.
To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
The outer layer of the skin; epidermis
To place (billiard balls, for example) in a rack.
The outer membranous or green envelope of some fruits or seeds, as that of a walnut or an ear of corn.
A thin membrane directly beneath the hide.
The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
Parchment is paper made from the skin of an animal, or a documents written on this type of paper.
To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
To rob; pillage
To resell at a price higher than the established value:
(Naut.) To cast a ship
To shed a natural growth or covering, as hair
The definition of excoriate is to chafe, abrade or wear off the skin.
To cast off (a skin, shell, etc.); molt
(Intransitive) To be removed by stripping
The dermis only; corium
The main body of various other large vehicles, such as a tank, airship, or flying boat.
A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
A peeled-off strip, as of apple skin
A roll of parchment; a record kept on parchment.
(Optics) A thin plastic membrane used as a beam splitter or protective cover.
Pelts, or fur-bearing skins, collectively
The thin plate of bone that covers the middle ear.
To make or become callous
(Intransitive) To form such hardened tissue
(Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
To cover with a fleece or similar covering.
To use furring in constructing (a floor, wall, etc.)
To cut (hair) into different, usually overlapping lengths.
To clear or strip of scale or scales:
To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object.
To remove the shell of; shuck:
To obtain by fraudulent means:
Pulp is the soft part of a fruit, or another soft mass.
The inland part of a country or region
The middle part of the body; waist
(Geology) The central portion of the earth below the mantle, beginning at a depth of about 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) and probably consisting of iron and nickel. It is made up of a liquid outer core and a solid inner core.
A human; a person:
To clean (a hide) of adhering flesh.
To defend (a position or area):
(Nautical) An exterior covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull that protects it against marine growths.
To face the surface of
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
To furnish with a siding.
To charge too much.
(Cricket) to hit the ball with the edge of the bat and produce a fine deflection
To rip off is to cheat or steal from someone.
(Ceramics) To hold a kiln at a particular temperature for a given period of time.
To remove the skin of
Clamber is defined as to climb clumsily or with difficulty.
Scramble means to climb, crawl, struggle or go after something of value.
To play shinny
To move or progress with difficulty:
The outermost layer of skin; epidermis or cuticle
To open the shell of (a bivalve):
A bract in a sedge spikelet, usually subtending a floret.
A unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms).
The act of one who pares something
The solid, outermost layer of the Earth, lying above the mantle. &diamf3; The crust that includes continents is called continental crust and is about 35.4 to 70 km (22 to 43.4 mi) thick. It consists mostly of rocks, such as granites and granodiorites, that are rich in silica and aluminum, with minor amounts of iron, magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. &diamf3; The crust that includes ocean floors is called oceanic crust and is about 4.8 to 9.7 km (3 to 6 mi) thick. It has a similar composition to that of continental crust, but has higher concentrations of iron, magnesium, and calcium and is denser than continental crust. The predominant type of rock in oceanic crust is basalt.
A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
(UK, as "shin up") To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like.
- Bark applies to the hard covering of trees and woody plants
- Peel is used of the skin or rind of fruit that has been removed, as by stripping potato peel, lemon peel
- Rind applies to the thick, tough covering of certain fruits, as of a watermelon, or of cheeses, bacon, etc.
- Pelt refers to the skin, esp. the untanned skin, of a fur-bearing animal, as of a mink, fox, sheep, etc.
- Hide is used of the tough skins of certain large animals, as of a horse, cow, elephant, etc.
- Skin is the general term for the outer covering of the animal body and for the covering, especially if thin and tight, of certain fruits and vegetables human skin, the skin of a peach
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