HyperDic: hull

English > 7 senses of the word hull / Hull:
NOUNplanthulldry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
planthullpersistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry
person Hull, Isaac HullUnited States naval officer who commanded the 'Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843)
person Hull, Cordell HullUnited States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
locationHull, Kingston-upon Hulla large fishing port in northeastern England
artifacthullthe frame or body of ship
VERBchangehullremove the hulls from
hull / Hull > pronunciation
Soundshhah'l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hull: 7 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningdry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut.
NarrowershellThe hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
BroaderhuskOuter membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
Spanishcasco, hollejo
Catalanpellofa
Verbshullremove the hulls from
English > hull: 7 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningpersistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry.
Broadercalyx(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
English > Hull: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States naval officer who commanded the 'Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843).
SynonymIsaac Hull
Instance ofnaval officerAn officer in the navy
English > Hull: 7 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955).
SynonymCordell Hull
Instance ofdiplomat, diplomatistAn official engaged in international negotiations
SpanishCordell Hull
CatalanCordell Hull
English > Hull: 7 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningA large fishing port in northeastern England.
SynonymKingston-upon Hull
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
PartsHumber BridgeA suspension bridge at Hull, England
SpanishHull, Kingston-Upon-Hull
CatalanKingston upon Hull
English > hull: 7 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningThe frame or body of ship.
Part ofvessel, watercraftA craft designed for water transportation / transportation
PartskeelOne of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel
keelsonA longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it
ribsupport resembling the rib of an animal
rider plateA horizontal beam (or plate) connected to the top of a ship's vertical keel or to the keelson
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishcarena, casco, quilla
Catalanbuc
English > hull: 7 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the hulls from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hull the berries"
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdescascarar, descascarillar
Catalanesbajocar, espallofar
Nounshulldry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut

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