shell

    n.
    • 1. a hard outside covering: balat
    • 2. sea shell: kabibi
    • 3. an oyster shell: balat ng talaba
    • 4. a tortoise shell: bahay ng pagong
    • 5. a crab shell: talukap (balat) ng alimango
    • 6. a case filled with gunpowder: kartutso
    • 7. the bullet itself: bala, punlo, punglo
    v.
    • 1. to take out of a shell: magbalat, balatan, mag-alis (alisan) ng balat
    • 2. to separate grains of corn from the cob, peas from a pod, etc.: maghimay, himayin
    • 3. to fire a cannon at: manganyon, kumanyon, kanyunin