How to use Shell-like in a sentence

shell-like
  • This shell-like part of a crab's armor is called the carapace.

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  • Spring 2006 introduced the Chanel swirl pattern bag, a tiny shell-like box which hung sweetly from a chain.

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  • The Imari ware, even though its thick biscuit and generally ungraceful shapes be omitted from the account, shows no enamels that can rival the exquisitely soft, broken tints of the famille rose; and the Kakiemon porcelain, for all its rich though chaste contrasts, lacks the delicate transmitted tints of the shell-like kwan-yao.

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  • Jeans, 2 who showed that a shell-like constitution of the atom, the shells being electrically charged, 1 Proc. Roy.

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  • This bird is a winter visitor to Britain, and its Arctic nesting-places being then unknown, it was fabled to originate within the shell-like fruit of a tree growing by the sea-shore.

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