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Definition 1: the frame or body of ship - [noun denoting artifact]

(hull is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(hull is a part of ...) one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability

(hull is a part of ...) a longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it

(hull is a part of ...) support resembling the rib of an animal

(hull is a part of ...) a horizontal beam (or plate) connected to the top of a ship's vertical keel or to the keelson

(... is part of hull) a craft designed for water transportation

Definition 2: a large fishing port in northeastern England - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for hull in the sense of this definition

(hull is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(hull is an instance of ...) a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

(hull is a part of ...) a suspension bridge at Hull, England; 4,626 feet long

(... is part of hull) a division of the United Kingdom

Definition 3: United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hull in the sense of this definition

(hull is an instance of ...) an official engaged in international negotiations

Definition 4: United States naval officer who commanded the `Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hull in the sense of this definition

(hull is an instance of ...) an officer in the navy

Definition 5: dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut - [noun denoting plant]

(hull is a kind of ...) outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

(... is a kind of hull ) the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts

Definition 6: persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry - [noun denoting plant]

(hull is a kind of ...) (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green

Definition 7: remove the hulls from - [verb of change]

Samples where hull or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hull the berries

(hull is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

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