Place the oysters on the grill, shell side down, and cook until the oysters begin to curl around the edges, two to three minutes.
Yet five years later, the news operation has vanished and TRN is now a shell of its former self.
Not everyone willing to shell out more than a grand for these golden items is looking to parade her purchase.
Xtra Insight: Joe McGinniss asks How Much Is a Dead Nigerian Worth to shell?
By one report, the police who responded recovered 14 shell casings from an AR-15 assault rifle.
Each side or shell is comparable to a door, opening and shutting on a hinge.
When he picked up the shell he was more surprised and mystified than ever.
Anxiety, and not a desire to see life, had drawn him from his shell in Bison.
It took but a moment for him to find the shell, for he had seen it roll from the other's hand.
One, I hope, would be some sort of Terebratula, or shell akin to it.
Old English sciell, scill, Anglian scell "seashell, eggshell," related to Old English scealu "shell, husk," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo "piece cut off; shell; scale" (cf. West Frisian skyl "peel, rind," Middle Low German schelle "pod, rind, egg shell," Gothic skalja "tile"), with the shared notion of "covering that splits off," from PIE root *(s)kel- (1) "to cut, cleave" (cf. Old Church Slavonic skolika "shell," Russian skala "bark, rind;" see scale (n.1)). Italian scaglia "chip" is from Germanic.
Sense of "mere exterior" is from 1650s; that of "hollow framework" is from 1791. Meaning "structure for a band or orchestra" is attested from 1938. Military use (1640s) was first of hand grenades, in reference to the metal case in which the gunpowder and shot were mixed; the notion is of a "hollow object" filled with explosives. Hence shell shock, first recorded 1915. Shell game "a swindle" is from 1890, from a version of three-card monte played with a pea and walnut shells.
1560s, "to remove (a nut, etc.) from a shell," from shell (n.). The meaning "to bombard with shells" is first attested 1856. To shell out "disburse" (1801) is a figurative use from the image of extracting nuts. Related: Shelled; shelling.
The commonest Unix shells are the c shell (csh) and the Bourne shell (sh).
2. (Or "wrapper") Any interface program that mediates access to a special resource or server for convenience, efficiency, or security reasons; for this meaning, the usage is usually "a shell around" whatever.