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1. shotgun

noun. ['ˈʃɑːtˌgən'] firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • fowling piece
  • sawed-off shotgun
  • slide action
  • firearm
  • pump action
  • scattergun

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

Etymology

  • gun (English)
  • shot (English)
  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word shotgun-shell


1. Noun Phrase
Wrap the wire around the shotgun shell, just below the metal rim.

2. Noun Phrase
Lay a red shotgun shell on your work surface.

3. Noun Phrase
Wrap the ribbon around the shotgun shell, just below the smile.

4. Noun Phrase
Paint the surface of a shotgun shell using white acrylic paint.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • blast
  • crump

Antonyms

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

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shell

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

Synonyms

  • blast
  • create

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] hit the pitches of hard and regularly.

Antonyms

  • juvenile

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] fall out of the pod or husk.

Antonyms

  • dock

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners).

Synonyms

  • scale
  • shell plating
  • plate armour
  • shoe
  • plate
  • horseshoe
  • armor plating
  • shield
  • armor plate
  • armour plate

Antonyms

  • success
  • beginning
  • victory
  • unscrew

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] a rigid covering that envelops an object.

Synonyms

  • covering
  • natural covering

Antonyms

  • fail
  • fall back
  • defeat

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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