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hullnoun [C]

uk   us   /hʌl/
the ​body or ​frame of a ​ship, most of which goes under the ​water

hullverb [T]

uk   us   /hʌl/ (US also shuck)
to ​remove the ​covering or the ​stem and ​leaves from some ​fruits, ​vegetables, and ​seeds: We ​sat in the ​garden hulling ​strawberries.
(Definition of hull from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hullnoun [C]

 us   /hʌl/
  • hull noun [C] (SHIP)

the ​body or ​frame of a ​ship, most of which ​lies under the ​water
  • hull noun [C] (PLANT COVERING)

the ​outercovering of a ​seed or ​fruit, such as the ​shell of a ​nut
(Definition of hull from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hull”
in Spanish casco…
in Vietnamese thân tàu…
in Malaysian badan kapal…
in Thai ลำเรือ…
in French coque…
in German der Rumpf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 船体, 船壳…
in Turkish gemi/tekne gövdesi…
in Russian корпус (корабля)…
in Indonesian badan kapal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 船體, 船身…
in Polish kadłub…
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