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Hull(hŭl) also King·ston-up·on-Hull (kĭng′stən-ə-pŏn-hŭl′, -pôn-)
A city of northeast-central England on the northern shore of the Humber estuary at the influx of the Hull River. Chartered in 1299, the city has been a major seaport since the late 1700s.
a. The dry outer covering of a fruit, seed, or nut; a husk.
b. The persistent calyx of a fruit, such as a strawberry, that is usually green and easily detached.
a. Nautical The frame or body of a ship, exclusive of masts, engines, or superstructure.
b. The main body of various other large vehicles, such as a tank, airship, or flying boat.
3. The outer casing of a rocket, guided missile, or spaceship.
tr.v. hulled, hull·ing, hulls
To remove the hulls of (fruit or seeds).
1. (Nautical Terms) the main body of a vessel, tank, flying boat, etc
2. (Botany) the shell or pod of peas or beans; the outer covering of any fruit or seed; husk
3. (Botany) the persistent calyx at the base of a strawberry, raspberry, or similar fruit
4. (Astronautics) the outer casing of a missile, rocket, etc
5. (Cookery) to remove the hulls from (fruit or seeds)
6. (Nautical Terms) (tr) to pierce the hull of (a vessel, tank, etc)
[Old English hulu; related to Old High German helawa, Old English helan to hide]
1. (Placename) a city and port in NE England, in Kingston upon Hull unitary authority, East Riding of Yorkshire: fishing, food processing; two universities. Pop: 301 416 (2001). Official name: Kingston upon Hull
2. (Placename) a city in SE Canada, in SW Quebec on the River Ottawa: a centre of the timber trade and associated industries. Pop: 66 246 (2001)
(Biography) Cordell. 1871–1955, US statesman; secretary of state (1933–44). He helped to found the U.N.: Nobel peace prize 1945
1. the husk, shell, or outer covering of a seed or fruit.
2. the calyx of certain fruits, as the strawberry.
3. any covering or envelope.v.t.
4. to remove the hull of; skin, peel, shell, or shuck.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hulu husk, pod; akin to Old English helan to cover, hide, Latin cēlāre to hide, conceal, Greek kalýptein to cover up]
1. the hollow lowermost portion of a ship, floating partially submerged and supporting the remainder of the ship.
a. the boatlike fuselage of a flying boat on which the plane lands or takes off.
b. the cigar-shaped arrangement of girders enclosing the gasbag of a rigid dirigible.
3. to pierce (the hull of a ship), esp. below the water line.v.i.
4. to drift without power or sails.
[1350–1400; Middle English; appar. same word as hull1]
1. Cordell, 1871–1955, U.S. Secretary of State 1933–44: Nobel peace prize 1945.
2. Official name, Kingston upon Hull. a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River. 279,700.
3. a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite Ottawa. 58,722.
1. The dry outer covering of a fruit, seed, or nut; a husk.
2. The enlarged calyx of a fruit, such as a strawberry, that is usually green and easily detached.
Past participle: hulled
To remove the leaves and stems from soft fruit.
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|Noun||1.||hull - dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut|
shell - the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
husk - outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
|2.||hull - persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry|
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
|3.||Hull - United States naval officer who commanded the `Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843)|
|4.||Hull - United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)|
|5.||Hull - a large fishing port in northeastern England|
Humber Bridge - a suspension bridge at Hull, England; 4,626 feet long
England - a division of the United Kingdom
|6.||hull - the frame or body of ship|
keel - one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability
keelson - a longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it
rib - support resembling the rib of an animal
rider plate - a horizontal beam (or plate) connected to the top of a ship's vertical keel or to the keelson
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
|Verb||1.||hull - remove the hulls from; "hull the berries"|
1. framework, casing, body, covering, frame, skeleton The hull had suffered extensive damage to the starboard side.
جِسْمُ السَّفِينَةُجِسْم السَّفينَه
hull[hʌl] n (of ship) → scafo
the frame or body of a ship. The hull of the ship was painted black. romp جِسْم السَّفينَه шушулка casco trup der Rumpf skrog σκελετός πλοίου casco laevakere بدنه كشتی runko coque גוּף סְפִינָה जहाज का ढांचा trup (broda) hajótest badan kapal skipsskrokkur scafo 船体 선체(船體) korpusas (kuģa) korpuss badan kapal rompskrog kadłub statku د بیړی بدنه casco carcasă корпус trup ladijski trup trup broda skrov ลำเรือ gemi teknesi 船殼 корпус کشتی ، جہاز وغیرہ کا ڈھانچا thân tàu 船壳