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nut·shell

 (nŭt′shĕl′)
n.
The shell enclosing the meat of a nut.
Idiom:
in a nutshell
In a few words; concisely: Just give me the facts in a nutshell.

nutshell

(ˈnʌtˌʃɛl)
n
1. (Botany) the shell around the kernel of a nut
2. in a nutshell in essence; briefly

nut•shell

(ˈnʌtˌʃɛl)

n.
the shell of a nut.
Idioms:
in a nutshell, briefly; succinctly.
[1175–1225; Middle English nutescell]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nutshell - the shell around the kernel of a nutnutshell - the shell around the kernel of a nut
shell - the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
Translations
قِشْر الجَوز
ořechová skořápka
nøddeskal
dióhéj
hnotskurn
orechová škrupina
fındık/ceviz vb. kabuğu

nutshell

[ˈnʌtʃel] Ncáscara f de nuez
in a nutshellen pocas palabras
to put it in a nutshellpara decirlo en pocas palabras

nutshell

[ˈnʌtʃɛl] ncoquille f de noix
in a nutshell (= in brief) → en un mot

nutshell

nNussschale f; in a nutshell (fig)kurz gesagt, mit einem Wort; to put the matter in a nutshell (fig)um es (ganz) kurz or kurz und bündig zu sagen

nutshell

[ˈnʌtˌʃɛl] nguscio di noce (or nocciola ) (no generic term in Italian)
in a nutshell → in poche parole
to put it in a nutshell → per farla breve

nut

(nat) noun
1. a fruit consisting of a single seed in a hard shell. a hazel-nut; a walnut.
2. a small round piece of metal with a hole through it, for screwing on the end of a bolt to hold pieces of wood, metal etc together. a nut and bolt.
ˈnutty adjective
1. containing, or tasting of, nuts. a nutty flavour.
2. a slang word for mad. He's quite nutty.
ˈnutcracker noun
(usually in plural) an instrument for cracking nuts open. a pair of nutcrackers.
ˈnutshell noun
the hard covering of a nut.
in a nutshell
expressed, described etc very briefly. I'll tell you the story in a nutshell.
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