Meaning of HULK in English

HULK

(SHIP) [noun] [C] - the body of an old ship, car or very large piece of equipment, which is broken and no longer usedHere and there the rusted hulk of an abandoned car dotted the landscape.(US) A hulk is also a part which continues from an old set of ideas or beliefs which are no longer accepted.The hulk of Communism will not quickly fade away.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.