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seashell

the empty shell of a marine mollusc

seashell

[′sē‚shel]
(invertebrate zoology)
The shell of a marine invertebrate, especially a mollusk.
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Furniture inlaying in seashells witnesses nowadaysa growing demand because the Syrian expatriatesyearn to their grandfathers' homes that werefurnished with such furniture.
I used to go to the seaside to collect the seashells -- it was very difficult to collect the small-size shells," he said.
Soliman said that looking back in history, we know that pharaohs used seashells to building tombs and pyramids for the purpose of ventilation.
Along with my family I went around the beaches and collected around 1800 kgs of seashells but finally used only 50 kg to create this unique piece of art," Akeel says.
Its scales are used to obtain a natural emulsion very similar to the organic protective substance that seashells secret.
SEASHELL CHIC Print queen designer Olivia Rubin has used deep blue sea references for her collaboration with Dorothy Perkins, like this gold shell stretch cuff, pounds 12.
Sharon via e-mail Your daughter is right to wonder and there is a great deal of evidence to show that the way stripes and spots form on seashells can be explained by mathematical principles.
The last student adds the seashell while I draw it into my still life not concerning myself with the exact appearance of the seashell.
In addition, Guylian's classic gift box containing 22 Seashells will be available with a red Valentine's Day sleeve that features whimsical graphics and a heart-shaped window.
Crystal Cruises, a US-based cruise company, has announced a new Taj Mahal land package to its Safaris and Seashells voyage scheduled for March 2011.
KARACHI, July 26 -- Though environmentalists fear that the recent washing ashore of seashells along city's beach in large numbers could be indicative of an environmental disaster, these bivalve shells have become a source of livelihood for several people.