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hull

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
hullhull1 /hʌl/ noun [countable]  1 TTWthe main part of a ship that goes in the waterwooden-hulled/steel-hulled etc (=having a wood, steel etc hull)2 the outer covering of seeds, rice, grain etchusk
Examples from the Corpus
hullConcrete hulls, reinforced with glass-fibre rather than steel, have been used in boat building for many years.My Snake-Pit room was below the waterline; the port hull was all that separated me from the sea.Then he began his tour of the pressure hull.A cast of thousands would be required to man the hulls.A glass tide tinkled on the hull of the receiver, its echoing obsidian.The hulls were almost clear of the water, mast bowing like an archer's longbow.More than a dozen boats bobbed against the docks, their hulls restless in the approaching dusk.As the temperature rises in the museum under the hot sun moisture evaporates from the ship's wooden hull.
Related topics: Cooking
hullhull2 verb [transitive]  DFCto take off the outer part of vegetables, rice, grain etc
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Verb table
hull
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhull
he, she, ithulls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhulled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hulled
he, she, ithas hulled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hulled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hull
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hulled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hulling
he, she, itis hulling
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you, we, theyare hulling
Past
I, he, she, itwas hulling
you, we, theywere hulling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hulling
he, she, ithas been hulling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hulling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hulling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hulling
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