Cool the shell on a rack.
The innermost shell is filled first.
As a mollusk grows, so does its shell.
In the second row, from lithium to neon, the second shell is filled.
The substances harden into layers of shell.
The shell of a bivalve protects its soft body.
…mantle secretes an initially homogeneous shell.
And is there anything in the ocean with a shell that's prettier?
…an internal and partly degenerate shell, straight except in Spirula.
If governments do not restrict carbon emissions, Shell can ease up too.
Put the vegetables into each scallop shell, so that they are visible over the edge of the shell.
The columellar (shell) muscles of gastropods pull the foot and other parts of the body into the shell.
With the n = 1 shell complete, the third electron of lithium must enter an orbital of the next higher shell, that with n = 2.
The mantle is withdrawn between the shell valves by mantle retractor muscles; their point of attachment to the shell being called the pallial line.
In such cases the shell is typically smooth, although calcareous encrustations on the posterior shell protect the borer from aperture-attacking predators.
To work the wood, Polynesians used stone or shell adzes; stone-flake knives; files made of coral, sea urchin, or rough stone; and drills of bone, stone, or shell.
With elongation of the shell and the formation of septa or partitions, the nautiloid shell could be formed (Late Cambrian, 510 million to 488.3 million years ago).
The belemnites, with their modified, internal shell, gave rise to Spirula (coiled shell), to cuttlefishes (calcified phragmoconal septa, forming a thick shell), and to the squids (only the proostracum as a horny “pen”).
Typical snails can withdraw the head and foot into the shell, but numerous species have shells so reduced in size as to be unable to contain the body; slugs, of course, have either an internal shell vestige or no shell at all.
In species that have a shell formed from silica plates, the daughter contains the plates used to produce the shell but remains attached to the mother cell until the shell is fully formed, when the final severing of the cytoplasm between the individuals occurs.
- use explosives on
Example: The enemy has been shelling us all day
- ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
- create by using explosives
- the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
- hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
- fall out of the pod or husk
Example: The corn shelled
- the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
- hit the pitches of hard and regularly
Example: He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning
- look for and collect shells by the seashore
- the exterior covering of a bird's egg
- come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
- a rigid covering that envelops an object
Example: the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice
- a very light narrow racing boat
- remove from its shell or outer covering
Example: shell the legumes
- remove the husks from
- the housing or outer covering of something
- a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
- the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
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