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HSK
shell / conch / cowry / mother of pearl / hard outer skin / also pr. [bei4 qiao4]
HSK 6
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  *殼* | 殼* | *殼
shell / carapace / crust (earth's crust etc) / also pr. [ke2]
case, casing, cabinet or housing (of a computer, photocopier etc)
envelope / outer shell / hull / cover / case
eggshell
carapace / crust / outer shell / also pr. [jia3 ke2]
chitin
the body (housing the soul)
tortoise shell
the Earth's crust
crust / hard shell
the Beatles (1960s UK pop group)
beetle
containment vessel
lit. the cicada sheds its carapace (idiom); fig. to vanish leaving an empty shell / a crafty escape plan
crustacean
metal cover
fig. people who cannot afford to buy their own house
tortoise shell
carapace / hard outer shell / also pr. [pi2 ke2]
clamshell
ammunition case
oil sump
to break out of an eggshell / to molt / to remove the husk / to shell
Formosan pit viper / Trimeresurus mucrosquamatus
skull / (fig.) brain (mental capacity)
crust / crusting / incrustation
coconut shell
chitin
bivalve / Lamellibranchia
rice husk
bitter orange (Fructus aurantii) (used in TCM)
crustacean
crustal movement / movement of tectonic plates
shell / crust
Shell (oil company)
husk of grain / grain and chaff
carapace / hard outer shell
outer ear / auricle / pinna
to exuviate / to molt
oceanic crust (geology)
Mauser pistol
nut / fruit with hard shell
coleoptera
adductor muscle (of a bivalve mollusk)
coconut fiber / coir
crust-mantle (geology)
tortoise shell
bullet-headed / stubborn
erhua variant of 貝殼|贝壳
eggshell
muddled / momentarily confused
bark of Croton tiglium used as purgative
oceanic crust (geology)
oceanic crust (geology)
(coll.) feeder pig


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