Pronunciation: pēld
n.1.A small tower, fort, or castle; a keep.
1.A spadelike implement, variously used, as for removing loaves of bread from a baker's oven; also, a T-shaped implement used by printers and bookbinders for hanging wet sheets of paper on lines or poles to dry. Also, the blade of an oar.
v. t.1.To plunder; to pillage; to rob.
1.To strip off the skin, bark, or rind of; to strip by drawing or tearing off the skin, bark, husks, etc.; to flay; to decorticate; as, to peel an orange.
[imp. & p. p. Peeled (pēld); p. pr. & vb. n. Peeling.]
2.To strip or tear off; to remove by stripping, as the skin of an animal, the bark of a tree, etc.
v. i.1.To lose the skin, bark, or rind; to come off, as the skin, bark, or rind does; - often used with an adverb; as, the bark peels easily or readily.
2.To strip naked; to disrobe. Often used with down .
n.1.The skin or rind; as, the peel of an orange.
Noun1.Peelpeel - the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
Synonyms: rind, skin
2.PeelPeel - British politician (1788-1850)
3.peel - the rind of a fruit or vegetable
Synonyms: skin
Verb1.peel - strip the skin off; "pare apples"
Synonyms: pare, skin
2.peel - come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
3.peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
PEEL - Used to implement version of Emacs on PRIME computers.
To dream that you are peeling something, represents the shedding away of old ways, habits and conditions. It may also mean that you are finally getting rid of and discarding unneeded exterior pretences.abscind, acropolis, amputate, annihilate, ban, bar, bark, bastion, beachhead, blockhouse, bob, bran, bridgehead, bunker, capsule, case, castle, chaff, citadel, clip, coat, coating, collop, cork, corn shuck, cornhusk, cortex, covering, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut off, cut out, deal, decorticate, defoliate, denude, descale, desquamate, disk, dismember, disrobe, dock, donjon, draw and quarter, eliminate, enucleate, epicarp, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, excoriate, exfoliate, extinguish, extirpate, fasthold, fastness, feuille, film, flake off, flap, flay, foil, fold, fort, fortress, garrison, garrison house, hold, hull, husk, isolate, jacket, keep, knock off, lacerate, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, lop, maim, mangle, martello, martello tower, membrane, mote, motte, mutilate, nip, palea, pane, panel, pare, patina, peel off, peel tower, peeling, pellicle, phellum, pick out, pick to pieces, pillbox, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, pod, post, prune, pull apart, rasher, rath, root out, rule out, safehold, safety glass, scale, scalp, scum, set apart, set aside, shave, shear, sheet, shell, shred, shuck, slab, slat, slice, stamp out, strike off, strip, strip off, strong point, stronghold, table, tablet, take apart, take off, take out, tear apart, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, tower, tower of strength, truncate, uncovered, undress, veneer, wafer, ward, wipe out
Translate Peel to Spanish, Translate Peel to German, Translate Peel to French
pedunculate oak
pedunculated polyp
Pee Dee
Pee Dee River
-- Peel --
peel of
peel off
Peep show
Peep sight
Peep-o'-day boys
peephole optimisation
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