An Foclóir Nua Béarla-Gaeilge
Bosca cuardaigh an Fhoclóra Nua Béarla-Gaeilge a leabú ar do shuíomh idirlín féin
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shell

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ZOOL of limpet, barnacle; on seashore etcsliogán masc1  c m ucone shell sliogán coirceogachlimpet shell sliogán bairnighsea shell sliogán trá 2 noun COOK shapesliogán masc1  c m upasta shell sliogán pasta
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun ZOOL of crab, tortoise etcblaosc fem2  c m ucrab shell blaosc portáintortoise shell blaosc toirtíse 4 noun BOT of egg, nut, seed etcblaosc fem2  c m u 5 noun MIL missilesliogán masc1  c m u 6 noun (US) of cartridge, fireworksliogán masc1  c m u 7 noun outer casingsceall masc  c m u 8 noun PHYS of atomsceall masc  c m u 9 noun semblancehe's only a shell of the man he was níl ann ach a scáil, níl ann ach an chreatlach, tá sé imithe ar an uisce bruite 10 noun incomplete buildingcreatlach fem2sceall technical term masc  c m u 11 noun NAUT rowing boatbád iomartha rásaí 12 noun COMP softwareblaosc fem2  c m u
verb
13 verb MIL bombard TRANSITIVEionsaigh le sliogáinto shell a village sráidbhaile a ionsaí le sliogáin 14 verb COOK remove husk TRANSITIVEan bhlaosc a bhaint descillig verb  c m u
phrases

to be as easy as shelling peas

this task is as easy as shelling peas tá an tasc seo chomh héasca lena bhfaca tú riamh

to come out of your shell

she's come out of her shell tá an chúthaileacht curtha di aici, tá sí breá suáilceach anois

to retreat into your shell

(also

to withdraw into your shell

) he retreated into his shell after the accident chúb sé isteach ann féin i ndiaidh na timpiste, d'éirigh sé an-chúlánta i ndiaidh na timpiste, d'éirigh sé an-druidte i ndiaidh na tionóisce