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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.

C shell

A command line processor for Unix. It provides more interactive control than the original Bourne shell, but is not available for all versions of Unix. See Bourne shell, bash shell, Korn shell and Unix.
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"We spend many hours looking for seashells, which appear only after it rains and the rising tides hit the beach," Tefla told The Daily Star.
In the FT-IR spectrum of Anadara granosa seashell powder as shown in the figure 1, a peak observed at 1080 [cm.sup.-1] was due to symmetric stretching C-O (vl) of calcium carbonate which correlated with the report [9].The sharp peak observed at 861 [cm.sup.-1] (v2) was due to in plane of bending mode in C-O bond which confirmed the presence of calcium carbonate in the shell.
Anyone who has ever visited the beach and seen whole seashells just lying there on the soft sand has probably wondered about the magnificence of such unique objects.
The films are titled Island of Steel, Seashell and Land of Dew.
The Helmholtz resonator and the seashell demonstrate that a high-quality (i.e., low-loss) spring/mass system can be excited to large amplitude displacements by a vanishingly small exciting force.
Ruby marquetry inlays decorate the fascia, front and rear headrests, while other bespoke touches include a personalised clock with a cut ruby stone inlay, illuminated Spirit of Ecstasy, personalised tread plates graphics and a twin coachline in seashell with an integrated 'Ruby' logo.
The seashell Mona Lisa portrait has been done on canvas and then mounted on plywood.
Just as the seashell takes a year to produce a pearl, the Ohrid pearl takes a patient hand, and a great deal of attention and precision.
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 12.50 (0844 984 0261/dorothyperkins.com).
Carolyn was one of the UAE's early seashell collectors and contributed Arabian Gulf specimens and information to Seashells of Eastern Arabia (Bosch et al.