Shell has multiple meanings. The most common use in in biology, where a shell is a tough, multilayered structure secreted by the mantle. It is usually used for protection, but sometimes for body support.
Meaning of Shell in Weaponry
- Shell (projectile), an explosive device fired from artillery such as a mortar
- Shotgun shell, the common name among gun enthusiasts for shotgun ammunition including both slugs and buckshot
- Wile, Dr. Jay L. Exploring Creation With Biology. Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc. 1998