Meaning of hull
- the husk, shell, or outer covering of a seed or fruit.
- the calyx of certain fruits, as the strawberry.
- any covering or envelope.
- to remove the hull of.
- to shell (peas or beans).
- the hollow, lowermost portion of a ship, floating partially submerged and supporting the remainder of the ship.
- the boatlike fuselage of a flying boat on which the plane lands or takes off.
- the cigar-shaped arrangement of girders enclosing the gasbag of a rigid dirigible.
- (of a ship) sufficiently far away, or below the horizon, that the hull is invisible.
- (of a ship) sufficiently near, or above the horizon, that the hull is visible.
- to pierce (the hull of a ship), esp. below the water line.
- to drift without power or sails.
- 1871–1955, U.S. statesman: Secretary of State 1933–44; Nobel peace prize 1945.
- (Bobby), born 1939, Canadian ice-hockey player.
- 1753–1825, U.S. general.
- Official name,a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River. 279,700.
- a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite Ottawa. 61,039.
- hull (Thesaurus)