Associations to the word «Peel»

Pictures for the word «Peel»

Wiktionary

PEEL, verb. (transitive) To remove the skin or outer covering of.
PEEL, verb. (transitive) To remove from the outer or top layer of.
PEEL, verb. (intransitive) To become detached, come away, especially in flakes or strips; to shed skin in such a way.
PEEL, verb. (intransitive) To remove one's clothing.
PEEL, verb. (intransitive) To move, separate (off or away)
PEEL, noun. (usually uncountable) The skin or outer layer of a fruit, vegetable, etc.
PEEL, noun. (countable) (rugby) The action of peeling away from a formation.
PEEL, noun. (countable) cosmetic preparation designed to remove dead skin or exfoliate.
PEEL, noun. (obsolete) A stake.
PEEL, noun. (obsolete) A fence made of stakes; a stockade.
PEEL, noun. (archaic) A small tower, fort, or castle; a keep.
PEEL, noun. A shovel or similar instrument, now especially a pole with a flat disc at the end used for removing loaves of bread from a baker's oven.
PEEL, noun. A T-shaped implement used by printers and bookbinders for hanging wet sheets of paper on lines or poles to dry.
PEEL, noun. (archaic) (US) The blade of an oar.
PEEL, noun. (Scotland and curling) An equal or match; a draw.
PEEL, noun. (curling) A takeout which removes a stone from play as well as the delivered stone.
PEEL, verb. (croquet) To send through a hoop (of a ball other than one's own).
PEEL, verb. Misspelling of peal: to sound loudly.
PEEL, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To plunder; to pillage, rob.
PEEL, proper noun. A town on the Isle of Man.
PEEL, proper noun. A surname​.
PEEL AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.
PEEL AWAY, verb. (transitive) To become separate from peeling
PEEL AWAY, verb. (transitive) To take away from somewhere else
PEEL OFF, verb. (intransitive) To separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.
PEEL OFF, verb. (transitive) To remove (an outer layer or covering, such as clothing).
PEEL OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (US) (automotive) To start abruptly from a standing stop, accelerating rapidly, especially so as to produce skid marks.
PEEL STRENGTH, noun. (construction) The average load per unit width required to separate a flexible member from a rigid member or another flexible member.

Dictionary definition

PEEL, noun. British politician (1788-1850).
PEEL, noun. The rind of a fruit or vegetable.
PEEL, verb. Strip the skin off; "pare apples".
PEEL, verb. Come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off".
PEEL, verb. Get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living".

Wise words

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
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