hull

  1. dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
  2. persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry
  3. 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)
  4. United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
  5. a large fishing port......

    Hull

    The shell and framework of the basic flotation-oriented part of a ship.
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

    Hull

    • (v. t.) To pierce the hull of, as a ship, with a cannon ball. • (v. t.) The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging. • (v. i.) To toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails. • (v. t.) The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of...
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    hull

    (from the article `ship`) Most ships on the Atlantic were still wooden-hulled, so that the newer side-lever steam engines were too powerful for the bottoms in which they were ... The shape of a ship hull is determined by many competing influences. For ease of construction, it should be a rectangular box; for adequate ... The simplest...
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    Hull

    (i) The main structural and flotation body of a flying-boat or boat amphibian.
    Found on http://www.aeroplanemonthly.com/glossary/

    hull

    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. ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    Hull

    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)
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    hull

    noun the frame or body of ship
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    Hull

    (also Husk) To remove the leafy parts of soft fruits, such as strawberries or blackberries.
    Found on http://www.wrenscottage.com/kitchen/glossary.php

    Hull

    [botany] Freud: A Life for Our Time is a 1988 biography of Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud by historian Peter Gay, who draws on new material that has become available since the publication of Ernest Jones` The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud. The book has been criticized by several authors skeptical of psychoanalysis, but has also been pr...
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    Hull

    [Godalming cricketer] Hull (first name and dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer associated with Surrey and Godalming Cricket Club who was active in the 1820s and is recorded in two matches in 1821, totalling 35 runs with a highest score of 13 and holding 4 catches. ==Bibliography== ...
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    Hull

    [watercraft] A hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat. Above the hull is the superstructure and/or deckhouse, where present. The line where the hull meets the water surface is called the waterline. The structure of the hull varies depending on the vessel type. In a typical modern steel ship, the structure consists of watertight and n...
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    Hull

    Hull intransitive verb To toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails. [ Obsolete] Shak. Milton.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/68

    Hull

    Hull noun [ Middle English hul , hol , shell, husk, Anglo-Saxon hulu ; akin to German hülle covering, husk, case, hüllen to cover, Goth. huljan to cover, Anglo-Saxon helan to hele, conceal. √17. See Hele , transitiv...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/68

    Hull

    Hull transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hulled ; present participle & verbal noun Hulling .] 1. To strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn. 2. To pierce the...
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    Hull

    A series of straight lines connecting the CVs of a NURBS surface. Image-Based Lighting A technique in which a photographic reference image is used as an environment map to control the surface illumination of a 3D object, in order to create subtle real-world lighting effects.
    Found on http://www.computerarts.co.uk/downloads/3d__and__animation/the_3d_world_glo

    Hull

    city, seat of Outaouais region, southwestern Quebec province, Canada. It lies on the north bank of the Ottawa River, opposite Ottawa, Ont. ...
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    Hull

    Hull, city (1991 pop. 60,707), SW Que., Canada, at the confluence of the Ottawa and Gatineau rivers, opposite Ottawa; inc. 1875. Hull has a hydroelectric power station. There are paper, pulp, textile, steel, and lumber mills, iron foundries, and cement and meatpacking plants. Hull is a center for se...
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    Hull

    Hull, officially Kingston upon Hull,city (1991 pop. 310,636), NE England, on the north shore of the Humber estuary at the influx of the small Hull River. Its port is one of the chief outlets for the surrounding area, which is also accessible by rail. Imports include oilseed, wood, foodstuffs, wool, ...
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    hull

    Shell or body of a ship
    Found on http://ports.co.za/maritime-terms.php

    hull

    Shell or body of a ship.
    Found on http://www.insurexchange.com/glossary/maritime.htm

    Hull

    Shortened name of Kingston upon Hull, a city and unitary authority on the north bank of the Humber estuary, northeast England
    Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0014327.html

    Hull

    The body of a boat
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645

    hull

    The body of a boat
    Found on http://www.sitesalive.com/ca9697/misc/glossary.htm

    Hull

    The body of a ship, not including the masts and rigging.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22176
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