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nutshell

the shell around the kernel of a nut
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1) Another study also revealed that discarded pistachio nut shells may provide important "visual cues" that translate into reduced calorie consumption.
TAKE A TIP from us Nut shells placed in plant pots will help to boost the nutrient levels.
Police also confiscated an electronic scale, ee1/41,000 in cash and a brown felt-pen, which police believe was used to disguise the opened nut shells.
It was created from 95 per cent biodegradable and recyclable materials, including tyres made out of potatoes, brake pads from cashew nut shells and a shell made of hemp.
The recycling will mean residents being supplied with yet another bin--this time a 'kitchen caddy' for vegetable and fruit peelings, tea bags, egg shells, food scraps and nut shells.
Organic fillers include flour and grit nut shells in all mesh sizes; cellulose flock, bleached and unbleached treated Cellulose K asbestos replacement; hard and soft wood flour in 40-325 mesh; reclaimed rubber dust; flour and grit rice hulls; and flour and grit corn cobs.
The Tees Valley firm is the only business in the UK using oil extracted from cashew nut shells as the main component of its friction oil.
Put another layer of wood on the inside and fill the space with dry grass, sod, plastic "peanuts," nut shells, pea pods, or even soil.
Ms Robson's own exhibits are three sculptures of musical instruments made from objects including a seed pod from a bowl of pot pourri, sheet music and pistachio nut shells.
Spray nut shells in silver and gold and dot around the dining table or the fruit bowl.
Nut shells are crushed and, injected into oil wells to hold rock fractures open and increase the flow of petroleum.
In addition the HYDRO-MAID can grind chicken bones, banana peels, whole stalks of celery, avocado pits and nut shells which can't be handled by traditional electric disposals.