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Definition of "shelling" []

  • Present participle of shell. (verb)
  • An artillery bombardment (noun)
  • The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc. (noun)
  • Grain from which the husk has been removed (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shelling" in a sentence
  • "Obama and the far-left nuts just don't seem to get it that most Americans aren't interested in shelling out a trillion bucks a year on something 80% of the population doesn't think is that big a problem."
  • "Army sources said that the shelling is “a legitimate step to remove am immediate threat to Israel from Gaza”, Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported."
  • "Mary managed to get her mother and children to safety at the home of a friend named Church, despite heavy shelling from the French, which ..."