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eggshell definition

  • noun:
    • The slim, brittle, exterior covering of this egg of a bird or reptile.
    • A pale yellow to yellowish-white.
    • The shell around an egg.
    • A pale off-white color, like that of eggshell.
    • The shell or external covering of an egg. In addition utilized figuratively for everything resembling an eggshell.
    • A smooth, white, marine, gastropod layer for the genus Ovulum, resembling an egg in kind.
    • The shell or external covering of an egg: chiefly said associated with the difficult, brittle, calcareous covering of wild birds' eggs.
    • the exterior covering of a bird's egg
    • The thin, brittle, outside covering of egg of a bird or reptile.
    • A pale yellow to yellowish-white.
    • The shell around an egg.
    • A pale off-white colour, like that for the eggshell.
    • The layer or exterior covering of an egg. Additionally utilized figuratively for any such thing resembling an eggshell.
    • A smooth, white, marine, gastropod layer of genus Ovulum, resembling an egg in type.
    • The shell or external covering of an egg: mainly stated of the hard, brittle, calcareous covering of birds' eggs.
    • the surface covering of a bird's egg
  • adjective:
    • Of a pale yellowish-whitish colour, like that of eggshell.
    • displaying the thinness, translucency or near-transparency, and fragility of an eggshell; such as eggshell porcelain.
    • of a pale, yellowish-white color.
    • having a smooth although not shiny surface like that of a hen's egg. Generally known as matte glaze or non-lustrous glaze.
    • Of a pale yellowish-whitish colour, like that of the eggshell.
    • displaying the thinness, translucency or near-transparency, and fragility of an eggshell; as with eggshell porcelain.
    • of a pale, yellowish-white color.
    • having a smooth although not shiny surface like that of a hen's egg. Also called matte glaze or non-lustrous glaze.
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