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  1. Shells

    "Shells" is episode 16 of season 5 in the television show Angel.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. shells

    Hollow projectiles; also, the cases of metallic cartridges for use in small-arms. See Projectiles.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shells is ranked #37492 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shells surname appeared 594 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shells.

    84.1% or 500 total occurrences were Black.
    8.2% or 49 total occurrences were White.
    4.8% or 29 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.8% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shells in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shells in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of shells in a Sentence

  1. Janet Helm:

    They have lots of stringy roots and big, hard-looking shells on them that people don't know how to peel or prepare, but I've never met a veggie I didn't like, so [the challenge is] getting people out of their culinary rut and into trying new things.

  2. Nicolas Rahal:

    More than once, near my house, I've seen people get blown apart by shells.

  3. Ryan Pearson:

    Barnacle shells ... can tell us valuable information about the water conditions under which they were formed.

  4. Detlef Jaab:

    There are still an estimated 2,500 bombs buried in Berlin and many more artillery shells. Since 1948 we have found 1,395 bombs.

  5. Chief Pete Arredondo:

    We’re going to get scrutinized, I ’m expecting that. We’re getting scrutinized for why we did n’t go in there, i know what the firepower [ the shooter ] had, based on what shells I saw, the holes in the wall in Situation Room next to his. I also know I had students that were around there that were n’t in the immediate threat besides the ones I know were in the immediate threat and the preservation of life around, everything around him, I felt was priority.

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