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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 she'll /ˈʃi(ə)l, ʃɪl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 殼; 外殼

From: Network Terminology


From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing
           containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired
           from a large gun
      2: the material that forms the hard outer covering of many
      3: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as
         arthropods and turtles [syn: carapace, cuticle]
      4: the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits
         especially nuts
      5: the exterior covering of a bird's egg [syn: eggshell]
      6: a rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is
         covered with a smooth shell of ice"
      7: a very light narrow racing boat [syn: racing shell]
      8: the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a
         walnut case" [syn: case, casing]
      9: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield
         attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
         [syn: plate, scale]
      10: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc
      v 1: use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
           [syn: blast]
      2: fall out of the pod or husk; "The corn shelled"
      3: hit the pitches of hard and regularly; "He shelled the
         pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"
      4: look for and collect shells by the seashore
      5: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi
         beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the
         competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football
         game" [syn: beat, beat out, crush, trounce, vanquish]
      6: remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the
         legumes"; "shell mussels"
      7: remove the husks from; "husk corn" [syn: husk]