band shell

band shell
noun Date: 1926 a bandstand having at the rear a sounding board shaped like a huge concave seashell

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  • band shell — n. an outdoor platform for concerts, having a concave, nearly hemispherical back serving as a sounding board …   English World dictionary

  • band shell — I. noun Etymology: band (I) : any of numerous large marine snails that have thick walled spiral shells with an expanded body whorl, constitute Fasciolaria and related genera, and are common in warm shallow seas called also banded spindle, banded… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • band shell — a concave, acoustically resonant structure at the back of an outdoor bandstand. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • band shell — bandstand in the shape of a half of a globe (offering acoustic resonance off of the back wall) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shell Kepler — (* 5. Oktober 1958[1] in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio; † 1. Februar 2008 in Portland, Oregon) war eine US amerikanische Sängerin und Schauspielerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Karriere 2 P …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shell — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sciell; akin to Old English scealu shell, Old Norse skel, Lithuanian skelti to split, Greek skallein to hoe Date: before 12th century 1. a. a hard rigid usually largely calcareous covering or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Shell Kepler — Infobox actor bgcolour = name = Shell Kepler caption = birthname = birthdate = birth date|1958|10|5 imdb|0449123] birthplace = Painesville, Ohio, USA deathdate = death date and age|2008|2|1|1958|10|5 deathplace = Portland, Oregon, USA othername …   Wikipedia

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