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hull

noun [C]  /hʌl/ us  

hull noun [C] (SHIP)

the body or frame of a ship, most of which lies under the water

hull noun [C] (PLANT COVERING)

the outer covering of a seed or fruit, such as the shell of a nut
Translations of “hull”
in Spanish casco…
in French coque…
in German der Rumpf…
in Chinese (Traditional) 船體, 船身…
in Russian корпус (корабля)…
in Turkish gemi/tekne gövdesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 船体, 船壳…
in Polish kadłub…
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