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Definition of the noun husk
What does husk mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: husks
- material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of husk: chaff / shuck / stalk / straw / stubble
- more generic terms: plant material / plant substance = material derived from plants
- more specific word: bran = broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
- outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic words: case / sheath = an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun husk
- The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside
- Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something
Definition of the verb husk
What does husk mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: husked | husking | husks
- remove the husks from
- example: husk corn
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Source] The cook boned the fish
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): bark, beard, bone, burl, core, gill, gut, head, hull, lint, louse, milk, peel, pinion, pip, pit, pith, pod, poll, pulp, rind, scale, scalp, seed, shell, shuck, skin, snail, stalk, stem, stone, string, tail, tassel, vein, weed, wind, worm, zest.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of husk: shell
- more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Alternative definition of the verb husk
- [transitive] To remove husks from.
- [transitive] To say huskily, to utter in a husky voice.
Husk is a fictional character from Marvel Comics. Guthrie is a superhero associated with the X-Men.
- child of Lucinda Gutherie
- created by Jackson Guice, Tony Daniel, Chris Claremont, Fabian Nicieza, Bill Mantlo
- "Husk" is a 2011 American horror film. It is a remake of the 1988 film Scarecrows. It stars Devon Graye, CJ Thomason, Tammin Sursok and Ben Easter. It was directed by Brett Simmons and was released as part of the After Dark Films series.
- "Husk" is a 1999 short film written by Rohan Dickson and directed by Jerry Handler.
- countries: South Africa, United States of America, United Kingdom
- producers: Steven Markovitz & Platon Trakoshis
- production design by Michael Berg
- written by Rohan Dickson
- edited by Jackie Le Cordeur
- released on (16 years ago)
- "Husk" is a musical album of Jonathan Coleclough & Murmer.
- released on (8 years ago)
- "Husk" is a musical album of Click Click.
- released in (7 years ago)
- "Husk" is a musical single of Matt Walker.
- released on
- "Husk" is a musical album of Liz Durrett.
- released on (9 years ago)
- "Husk" is a musical album of Waxy Monx.
Husk in botany is the outer shell or coating of a seed. It often refers to the leafy outer covering of an ear of maize as it grows on the plant. Literally, a husk or hull includes the protective outer covering of a seed, fruit or vegetable. It can also refer to the exuvia of bugs or small animals left behind after moulting.
Phrases with Husk
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Husk
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by Jiaping Paul Chen, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao S. Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas
Rice husk is a waste from a rice cultivation perspective. From an agricultural byproducts utilization perspective, however, rice husk is a resource yet to be fully utilized and exploited. The researchers are thus looking for ways to valorize rice ...
by F. Gariboldi
The Rice Hask The husk is the covering structure of the rice grain. As shown in Pig. 1 this structure is made of two halves: the bigger half (3) is called "lemma" and the smaller one (4) is called "palea". The lemma can have the awn or beard ( l), ...
by Rafat Siddique, Mohammad Iqbal Khan
Rice husk is an agricultural residue obtained from the outer covering of rice grains during milling process. Current rice production in the world is more than 700 million tons. Rice husk constitutes about 20% of the weight of rice. It contains about ...
Healthy Cooking for Kids (2014)
Building Blocks for a Lifetime of Good Nutrition by Shelly Null
Under the husk is the first edible layer, called the bran; it contains soluble and insoluble fiber. The second edible layer is called the germ, and it's rich in protein, vitamin E, and several members of the B complex family. Innermost in the kernel is ...
by NPCS Board
Precipitated Silica from Rice Husk Ash Rice husk is an agricultural residue easily available in rice producing countries. India is a major rice producing country, and the husk generated during milling is mostly used as a fuel in the boilers for ...
In Search of the Lost Heart (2012)
Explorations in Islamic Thought by William C. Chittick, Mohammed Rustom, Atif Khalil
The kernel is meaning, the husk is expression and form. The kernel is the domain of unity, sameness, coherence, peace, and harmony; the husk is the domain of multiplicity, difference, incoherence ...
by Carmen Llinares-Millán, Igor Fernandez-Plazaola, Francisco Hidalgo-Delgado, María Montserrat Martínez-Valenzuela, Fracisco Javier Medina-Ramon, Inmaculada Oliver-Faubel, Isabel Rodriguez-Abad, Andrea Salandin, Rafael Sanchez-Grandia, Isabel Tort-Ausina
emissions in the cement industry by adding natural stone waste; rice husk is an abundant and ...
Processing, Characterization, and Properties by Vijay Kumar Thakur
WG husk is the composite of a gliadin and a glutenin (Figure 8.3), which is conjoined with starch in the endosperm of various grassrelated grains. The prolamin and glutelin from wheat (gliadin, which is alcoholsoluble, and glutenin, which is ...
by Denny K. S. Ng, Raymond R. Tan, Dominic C. Y. Foo, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi
Among various biomass species, rice husk is a potential source of energy and a value‐added by‐product of the rice...
by Alfonso Jiménez
Rice husk is an abundantly available waste material in all rice producing countries.
by Europa Publications,
Insidethe husk is the nut—what peoplein temperate areas think ofasa 'coconut' since the wholefruitisnotusually imported. Thenuthas ahard shell, inside which isathinwhite fleshy layer of edible 'meat'.The nut's hollowinterior is partially filled ...
Handbook of Bioenergy Crops (2010)
A Complete Reference to Species, Development and Applications by N. El Bassam
The inedible husk is the wall of the fruit and the true seed lies within the kernel. The florets within the sunflower's cluster are arranged in a spiral pattern. Typically each floret is oriented toward the next by approximately the golden angle, 137.5° ...
TEXTBOOK OF FIELD CROPS (2015)
by MUKUND JOSHI
The hard protective cover over endosperm is called husk or hull, whereas, thin brown nutrient rich aleurone layer tightly attached to endosperm, just beneath the husk, is called bran. Milling removes husk and polishing removes bran.
Biotechnology, Environment, Nutrition, Trade and Policy, 15th-17th March, 2007 by P. G. Chengappa, Nareppa Nagaraj, Ramesh Kanwar
ABSTRACT Husk is the by-product of legume/cereal milling commonly used as ruminant feed in India and is said to be high in fibre content. This fibre rich product was utilized in traditional commonly consumed recipes like chapati, parantha, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Acialyptus Jackson Myrtaceae 29 Achyrocalyx Benoist Acanthaceae Origins: From the Greek achyron "chaff, husk" and kalyx "calyx." Achyropsis (Moq.) Hook.f. Amaranthaceae Origins: From the Greek achyron "chaff, husk" and opsis ...
by Frank Bisby
Uses Food and drink; forage; medicine Carbohydrates Rutin (pod husk ) Simple aromatic natural products 3,4,5- Trihydroxybenzoic ...
A Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)
by Sir George Watt
Long heads, with loose spikelets, short awns, long and large gram, white husk, and long and strong straw. _ Breach—Loosely packed, slightly bearded heads, of medium height, with large Khano-like grain. white husk, and luxuriant straw.
by Sir George Watt
Long heads, with loose spikelets, short awns, long and large gram, white husk, and long and strong straw. Broach. — Loosely packed, slightly bearded heads, of medium height, with large Khano-like grain, white husk, and luxuriant straw.
by J.F. Stimson, Donald Stanley Marshall
FAG, REA, VHI, NAP | niu-fätéa A variety of coconut; it has a reddish brown nut husk; = hakāri-heheko. REA | niu-fâtéa-kömoka A variety of coconut; it has a very pale brown nut husk. | niu-fätéa-totototo A variety of coconut; it has a dark reddish ...
averb hushed, hushing, hushes anoun, plural hushes husk noun The dry outer covering of certain fruits and seeds, as an ear of corn. averfc To remove the ...
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Usage statistics about husk
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- Corn Husk Decor
...wrapped around the uprights on grandmother's porch.
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- Top of crab husk
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- Taljian husk
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- Lacy Tomatillo Husk
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- Fire split husk
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- Husk Split
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- Summer husk.
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- Burned-Out Husk
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Video about Husk
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Quotes about Husk
It is the fate of the coconut husk to float, for the stone to sink.
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Scrabble value of H4U1S1K5
The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine