(uncountable) Grain from which the husk has been removed.
Shelling Sentence Examples
Factories exist near Pnom-Penh for the shelling of cotton-seeds.
Connie immediately assured her that the Giddon's wouldn't be shelling out the money if they didn't think she was earning it.
Taken as a whole, the finches, concerning which no reasonable doubt can exist, are not only little birds with a hard bill, adapted in most cases for shelling and eating the various seeds that form the chief portion of their diet when adult, but they appear to be mainly forms which predominate in and are highly characteristic of the Palaearctic Region; moreover, though some are found elsewhere on the globe, the existence of but very few in the Notogaean hemisphere can as yet be regarded as certain.
A peculiar industry is the grading, roasting, cleaning and shelling of peanuts.
The oil exported from Calcutta to Europe is prepared by shelling and crushing the seeds between rollers.