shellproof


shellproof
adjective
able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells
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bombproof shelter

Syn: ↑bombproof
Similar to: ↑invulnerable

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: capable of resisting shells or bombs : bombproof

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/shel"proohf'/, adj.
protected against the explosive effect of shells or bombs.
[1860-65; SHELL + -PROOF]

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shellˈproof adjective
Able to resist shells or bombs
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Main Entry:shell

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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