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The meaning of Hulk


Hulk – definition


An old ship stripped of fittings and permanently moored, especially for use as storage or (formerly) as a prison.

Usage examples:

Some ships were dismasted and used as prison or storage hulks.

A large or unwieldy boat or other object.

Usage examples:

Great towering hulks of oak, ash, and chestnut

The body of an old ship, car, or large piece of equipment, which is broken and no longer used

Usage examples:

The rusted hulk of an abandoned car sat at the side of the road., he was a huge hulk of a man, abou…

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绿巨人, 废墟, 废船

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Hulk, Schuit, Barkas

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Hulk, Rumpf, Wrack, Ruine, Schiffsrumpf, Klotz

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बड़ा जहाज़, पुराने जहाज का कोठा, बेकार ढाँचा, भीमकाय व्यक्ति

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Hulk, Carcassa

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폐선, 덩치가 큰 남자, 노후선

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Халк, Килектор, Блокшив, Заключать в плавучую тюрьму, Большой неуклюжий человек, Большое неповоротливое судно

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Casco, Mole, Bulto, Carcamán, Barco viejo

Word origin

Old English hulc ‘fast ship’, probably reinforced in Middle English by Middle Low German and Middle Dutch hulk ; probably of Mediterranean origin and related to Greek holkas ‘cargo ship’.

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