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  1. star shellnoun

    an artillery shell containing an illuminant


  1. star shell

    A star shell is a type of artillery shell that is primarily used in military operations for illumination, rather than causing damage. It is designed to detonate in mid-air, deploying a bright star-like light that can illuminate a large area on the ground below, helping to reveal enemy positions or other objects of interest during nighttime or low-light operations. It may also be used as a signal between units. The light is typically produced by a flare or incendiary substances contained within the shell.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of star shell in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of star shell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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