Die Übersetzung von "shell" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ʃel/

the hard outer covering of a shellfish, egg, nut etc

coquille, coquillage, carapace
A tortoise can pull its head and legs under its shell.

an outer covering or framework

After the fire, all that was left was the burned-out shell of the building.

a metal case filled with explosives and fired from a gun etc

A shell exploded right beside him.
shellfish noun (plural shellfish)

any of several kinds of sea animal covered with a shell (eg oyster, crab).

coquillages; crustacés; fruits de mer
come out of one’s shell

to become more confident and less shy

sortir de sa coquille
As he got to know people, he began to come out of his shell.
shell out

to pay out (money)

I had to shell out twenty dollars.

(Die Übersetzung von "shell" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)