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Definition of Hull down

Hull down
Hull Hull, n. [OE. hul, hol, shell, husk, AS. hulu; akin to G. h["u]lle covering, husk, case, h["u]llen to cover, Goth. huljan to cover, AS. helan to hele, conceal. [root]17. See Hele, v. t., Hell.] 1. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk. 2. [In this sense perh. influenced by D. hol hold of a ship, E. hold.] (Naut.) The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging. Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light. --Dryden. Hull down, said of a ship so distant that her hull is concealed by the convexity of the sea.

Meaning of Hull down from wikipedia

- and warfare, hull-down means that the upper part of a vessel or vehicle is visible, but the main, lower body (hull) is not; the term hull-up means that...
- Hull City ****ociation Football Club is an English professional football club in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. Founded in 1904, the club competes in the...
- archaic sponson mounting of the main gun preventing the tank from taking a hull-down position, riveted construction, and poor off-road performance. Its overall...
- upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a port city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It lies upon the River Hull at its...
- July 1922, p. 6 Hull Down: Reminiscences of Wind-Jammers, Troops and Travellers, p. 279 The New York Times, 6 October 1920 Hull Down: Reminiscences of...
- A hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat. The hull may open at the top (such as a dinghy), or it may be fully or partially covered with a deck...
- John Andrew Hull (born November 7, 1986), better known as Andy Hull, is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He serves as the lead vocalist, rhythm...
- Brett Andrew Hull (born August 9, 1964) is a Canadian-American former ice hockey player and general manager, and currently an executive vice president...
- (1868), Sanadius (1870), Wyoming (1875), and Roy (1881). Hull's father reportedly tracked down and killed a man because of a blood feud. His mother was...
- armored fighting vehicle (AFV), defilade is synonymous with a hull-down or turret-down position. Defilade is also used to refer to a position on the reverse...
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