Definition of Hull

1. Noun. Dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut.

Specialized synonyms: Shell
Generic synonyms: Husk



2. Verb. Remove the hulls from. "Hull the berries"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

3. Noun. Persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry.
Generic synonyms: Calyx

4. Noun. 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).
Exact synonyms: Isaac Hull
Generic synonyms: Naval Officer

5. Noun. United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955).
Exact synonyms: Cordell Hull
Generic synonyms: Diplomat, Diplomatist

6. Noun. A large fishing port in northeastern England.
Exact synonyms: Kingston-upon Hull
Terms within: Humber Bridge
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: England

7. Noun. The frame or body of ship.
Terms within: Keel, Keelson, Rib, Rider Plate
Generic synonyms: Construction, Structure
Group relationships: Vessel, Watercraft

Definition of Hull

1. n. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk.

2. v. t. To strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn.

3. v. i. To toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails.

Definition of Hull

1. Proper noun. Any of various cities in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States (see the Wikipedia article). ¹

2. Noun. The outer covering of a fruit or seed ¹

3. Verb. To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed. ¹

4. Noun. The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete intransitive nautical) to drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) to hit (a ship) in the hull with cannon fire etc ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hull

1. to remove the shell from a seed [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Hull

1. 1. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk. 2. The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging. Hull down, said of a ship so distant that her hull is concealed by the convexity of the sea. Origin: OE. Hul, hol, shell, husk, AS. Hulu; akin to G. Hulle covering, husk, case, hullen to cover, Goth. Huljan to cover, AS. Helan to hele, conceal. See Hele, Hell. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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