What is another word for hulls?

Pronunciation: [hˈʌlz] (IPA)

Hulls are the outer layers of seeds or nuts that are often removed before consumption. Some common synonyms for hulls include shells, husks, pods, and jackets. Shells are often used in the context of nuts such as almonds or walnuts. Husks refer to the outer layers of grains such as rice or barley. Pods are used to describe the outer layers of legumes such as peas or beans. Jackets typically describe the outer layers of seeds such as sunflower seeds. Although all of these synonyms can refer to the outer layers of plant-based foods, the specific term used often depends on the type of food being described.

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Usage examples for Hulls

For now the moon had risen clear, and there was a pale soft light all along the northern hills, and just enough radiance lying over the bosom of the lake to show the darkness of the hulls of the distant steamers.
"The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols"
William Black
They got farther and farther off, and gradually their hulls sank below the horizon.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
Our object was to catch sight of the hulls of the Frenchmen amid the clouds of smoke, and to pound away at them.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston

Famous quotes with Hulls

  • Animals that have more defense forms are also the most sensitive to attack, such as the turtles on their hulls or tracks, that when they leave their cocoons, they become one of the most beautiful insects. Such are human beings. They spend the rest of their lives in fear. Close their hearts made alveoli to the world in order to protect themselves and hoping that one day someone might free them.
    L.F. Magister
  • Buffon, the director of the Jardin du Roi... watched... the sun... Besides him.. stood... his latest experiment: four large wooden frames holding between them an array of over 150 mirrors. Screw threads ensured that each mirror was precisely aligned... Buffon had been inspired to conduct the experiment by the famous story of how... Archimedes defended his hometown from an attack by the Roman fleet... [by] focus[ing] the sun's rays onto the ships' wooden hulls. ...In 1747, at the age of thirty-nine, [Buffon] felt it was time to make his mark... Within two minutes the deal plank began to char, then to smoke. Just as it looked as if it would burst into flames, however, the sun disappeared behind a cloud. ...That summer, crowds flocked... to see the now celebrated scientist set fire to buildings over two hundred feet away.
    Georges-Louis Leclerc
  • Nannie Bruce, a tall, gangling light-heavyweight with a suggestion in her appearance of a private in the Grenadiers dressed up to play the title role in Charley’s Aunt, was one of those doggedly faithful retainers who adhere to almost all old families like barnacles to the hulls of ships...She was as much a fixture as the stone lions or the funny smell in the attic.
    P. G. Wodehouse
  • Just you think, in a rocket a man takes the risk of bursting like a balloon, or freezing, or roasting, or sweating all his blood out in a single gush, before he can even cry out, and all that remains is bits of bone floating inside armored hulls, in accordance with the laws of Newton as corrected by Einstein, those two milestones in our progress. Down the road we go, all in good faith and see where it gets us. Think about our success ; think about our cabins, the unbreakable plates, the immortal sinks, legions of faithful wardobes devoted cupboards . . .
    Stanisław Lem

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