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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).

[Middle English hol, husk, from Old English hulu; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

hull′er n.


 (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.
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Sandan Development assigned the comprehensive feasibility study to PwC, and the technical feasibility study to Huller. The tender for Phase 1 of the project was floated in April 2016.
These machines are the cassava digger and cassava belt drier, pectin extraction system for mango peels, village-level coco water pasteurizer, compact corn mill, impeller-type brown rice huller, root crop washer and mechanical onion seeder.
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