1. Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile;
    Fired from a large gun (synset 104197507)
  2. The material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals (synset 114782715)
  3. Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (synset 101906397)
  4. The hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts (synset 111704025)
  5. The exterior covering of a bird's egg (synset 109455334)
  6. A rigid covering that envelops an object (synset 109455187)
    "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
  7. A very light narrow racing boat (synset 104198040)
  8. The housing or outer covering of something (synset 104197790)
    "the clock has a walnut case"
  9. A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) (synset 103965995)
  10. The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod (synset 101906823)
  1. Use explosives on (synset 201138348)
    "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
  2. Create by using explosives (synset 201762865)
    "blast a passage through the mountain"
  3. Fall out of the pod or husk (synset 201516342)
    "The corn shelled"
  4. Hit the pitches of hard and regularly (synset 201408849)
    "He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"
  5. Look for and collect shells by the seashore (synset 201319473)
  6. Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (synset 201104324)
    "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
  7. Remove from its shell or outer covering (synset 200198119)
    "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
  8. Remove the husks from (synset 200181403)
    "husk corn"

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