Meaning of PEEL in English


n. 25B6; verb

peel and core the fruit : PARE, skin, take the skin/rind off; hull, shell, husk, shuck; technical decorticate.

use a long knife to peel the veneer : TRIM (OFF), peel off, pare, strip (off), shave (off), remove.

the wallpaper was peeling : FLAKE (OFF), peel off, come off in layers/strips.

25B6; noun orange peel : RIND, skin, covering, zest; hull, pod, integument, shuck.

25A0; keep one's eyes peeled KEEP A (SHARP) LOOKOUT, look out, keep one's eyes open, keep watch, be watchful, be alert, be on the alert, be on the qui vive, be on guard; Brit. keep one's eyes skinned.

25A0; peel something off (Brit. informal) TAKE OFF, strip off, remove.

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