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1. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions.

Synonyms

  • bay scallop
  • sea scallop
  • escallop
  • Pectinidae
  • pelecypod
  • giant scallop
  • Pecten magellanicus
  • scollop
  • family Pectinidae
  • Pecten irradians
  • lamellibranch

Antonyms

  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

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Example sentences of the word scallop-shell


1. Noun Phrase
Artists and craftsmen have always liked scallop shells.

2. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] shape or cut in scallops.

Synonyms

  • form
  • shape

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • winterize

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

3. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] form scallops in.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • scollop
  • hollow out

Antonyms

  • unintelligent
  • unavailable
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

4. scallop

noun. ['ˈskæləp'] one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.).

Synonyms

  • curve
  • crenation
  • crenel
  • crenelle
  • crenature

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

5. scallop

verb. ['ˈskæləp'] decorate an edge with scallops.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • unmake
  • stay
  • disqualify
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • escalope (French)

6. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun.

Synonyms

  • ammunition
  • tank shell
  • whizbang
  • shrapnel
  • shotgun shell
  • ammo
  • artillery shell
  • whizbang shell

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • inflexibility
  • refresh

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

Synonyms

  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • nacre
  • shield
  • mother-of-pearl

Antonyms

  • good
  • goodness
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • louden

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • blast
  • crump

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] create by using explosives.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • create

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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