Meaning of “hull” in the English Dictionary

"hull" in British English

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hullnoun [ C ]

uk /hʌl/ us /hʌl/

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

hullverb [ T ]

uk /hʌl/ 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)

"hull" in American English

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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 outer covering of a seed or fruit, such as the shell of a nut

(Definition of “hull” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)