What does shelling mean?

Definitions for shelling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shelling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling(noun)

    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

    "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"


  1. shelling(Noun)

    An artillery bombardment

  2. shelling(Noun)

    The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc.

  3. shelling(Noun)

    grain from which the husk has been removed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shelling

    of Shell

  2. Shelling(noun)

    groats; hulled oats


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Selahattin Demirtas:

    We stand by our people who resist the tanks and shelling.

  2. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin:

    You can't pull out ... while shelling is coming down on you.

  3. Hassan Buba:

    Boko Haram kept shelling the area with RPGs, ... Many people were also injured.

  4. Sergey Kislyak:

    We were telling them, 'Start talking to your people. Stop shelling. Start talking,'.

  5. Anas Kaial:

    We just want to have a normal simple life. We can't afford more bloodshed and shelling.

Images & Illustrations of shelling

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