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English definition of “hull”

hull

noun [C] uk   /hʌl/ us  
the body or frame of a ship, most of which goes under the waterParts of ships and boats

hull

verb [T] uk   /hʌl/ (US also shuck) us  
to remove the covering or the stem and leaves from some fruits, vegetables, and seeds: We sat in the garden hulling strawberries.Removing the skin or seed from fruit and vegetables
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