noun, Naval Architecture.
the theoretical box girder formed by the continuous longitudinal members of the hull of a ship, providing resistance to hogging and sagging.
noun 1. a settlement house in Chicago, Ill., founded in 1889 by Jane Addams.
[huhl-ing] /ˈhʌl ɪŋ/ noun 1. material for the framework and shell of the of a ship. [huhl] /hʌl/ noun 1. the husk, shell, or outer covering of a seed or fruit. 2. the calyx of certain fruits, as the strawberry. 3. any covering or envelope. verb (used with object) 4. to remove the hull of. […]
[huh-loh] /həˈloʊ/ interjection, noun, plural hullos, verb (used with or without object), hulloed, hulloing. 1. . 2. Chiefly British. . /hʌˈləʊ/ sentence substitute, noun 1. a variant of hello call to attract attention, by 1828; see hello.
[huh-loh, huhl-oh] /hʌˈloʊ, ˈhʌl oʊ/ Chiefly British interjection, noun, plural hulloas, verb (used with or without object), hulloaed, hulloaing. 1. .