[ huhl-ing ]
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  1. material for the framework and shell of the hull of a ship.

Origin of hulling

1400–50; late Middle English (gerund). See hull2, -ing1

Words Nearby hulling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use hulling in a sentence

  • One day when they had been hulling corn for nearly a week, Adam sat down and began laughing.

  • It contains none of the luxuries which one's heart desires, such as tongs for hulling strawberries.

  • In the dry process, the first step is drying; the second hulling; and the last, sizing or grading.

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  • For hulling dry cherry coffee there are several excellent makes of machines.

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  • In one style, the hulling takes place between a rotating disk and the casing of the machine.

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