How to Pronounce shell?

Correct pronunciation for the word "shell" is [ʃˈɛl], [ʃˈɛl], [ʃ_ˈɛ_l].

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"Shell" in context

Shell is the term for the outer covering of certain organisms. This covering is made up of a protein layer which serves as a barrier against environmental elements such as water, temperature and toxins. Shells are mainly composed of calcium carbonate and vary in size, shape and color depending on the organism. The shells of mollusks, for example, are usually hard and possess distinct features and colors. On the other hand, the shells of crustaceans and tortoise are soft and leathery and can range from dull to extremely colorful.

Shells are mostly used for defense and protection against predators.

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Usage over time for shell:

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