Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hull

6 senses of hull

Sense 1
hull -- (dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut)
       => husk -- (outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds)

Sense 2
hull -- (persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry)
       => calyx -- ((botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green)

Sense 3
Hull, Isaac Hull -- (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))
       INSTANCE OF=> naval officer -- (an officer in the navy)

Sense 4
Hull, Cordell Hull -- (United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955))
       INSTANCE OF=> diplomat, diplomatist -- (an official engaged in international negotiations)

Sense 5
Hull, Kingston-upon Hull -- (a large fishing port in northeastern England)
       INSTANCE OF=> city, metropolis, urban center -- (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city")
       INSTANCE OF=> port -- (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Sense 6
hull -- (the frame or body of ship)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hull

1 sense of hull

Sense 1
hull -- (remove the hulls from; "hull the berries")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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