The main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings.
- The main structural bulkhead supports the hull sides at the chain plates and the cabin top at the mast step is drastically cut away so the interior is more open.
- On the main deck, the hull is arranged with forepeak, hydraulic pump room, accommodation section and fish handling area.
- When crossing the Atlantic, he charted the location of the Gulf Stream and designed new hulls, riggings, propellers, and pumps for sailing vessels.
verb[with object] (usually be hulled) Back to top
Hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a shell or other missile.
- Our ship of state's hulled, our economy's sinking.
- The ventral shields of the Omega saved him from hulling the fighter on the unforgiving rock.
- We believed it has been hulled, it has a hole the size of a fist and some cracking in the hull of the ship.
1The outer covering of a fruit or seed, especially the pod of peas and beans, or the husk of grain.
- Four grams of embryos (achenes without hull and seed coat) were homogenized and oil was extracted in boiling petroleum ether.
- Total RNA was extracted from leaves, tillers, young panicles, leaf sheaths, hulls, and anthers of rice using the hot phenol method as previously described.
- An abundant 24 kDa protein has been purified and identified from soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr) seed hulls.
1.1The green calyx of a strawberry or raspberry.
- Rinse the berries and tip them into a dish, removing the strawberry hulls and currant stalks as you go.
- But for some reason, organic strawberries seem to have stronger hulls than regular pesticide-covered ones, and now my only question is: whither a strawberry huller?
- Wash the strawberries, pat them dry and remove their hulls.
verb[with object] (usually as adjective hulled) Back to top
Remove the hulls from (fruit, seeds, or grain).
- Mill managements claim the wage cut is necessary because of low prices offered by the Food Corporation of India for hulling the rice (removing the outer husk).
- They know what they like and it's not cracked corn, nor is it wheat, milo, peanut hearts, hulled oats, or rice.
- For comparison purposes, diets based primarily on corn, hulled barley, and wheat were also assessed.