Hull


Hull

Hull may refer to:
*Kingston upon Hull (invariably abbreviated to Hull), city in England named after the River Hull (Kings town upon Hull, prior to 1299 Wyke upon Hull)
** River Hull, river in East Riding of Yorkshire, England
** Hull City A.F.C., English football team
** Hull F.C., rugby league club formed in 1865, based in the West of the city
** Hull Kingston Rovers (Hull KR), rugby league club formed in 1882, based in the East of the city
** The University of Hull, university in England
*Husk or hull, the outer covering of a fruit or vegetable
*Hull (watercraft), the body or frame of a ship
*The main body of an armored tank
*in economics, the Hull-White model of interest rates

In mathematics

* the affine hull in affine geometry
* the convex hull in geometry
* Carathéodory's theorem (convex hull)
* the holomorphically convex hull in complex analysis
* the injective hull of a module
* the Skolem hull of mathematical logic

Places

;Canada
*Hull, Quebec, a former city in Québec (now part of the city of Gatineau)
* Hull (provincial electoral district), provincial electoral district in Quebec
* Hull—Aylmer, a Canadian federal electoral district;French Polynesia
*Îles Maria, an island in the Austral Islands, formerly called Hull Island;Kiribati
*Orona, an island that was formerly called Hull Island;United States
*Hull, Georgia
*Hull, Illinois
*Hull, Iowa
*Hull, Massachusetts
*Hull, Texas
*Hull, West Virginia
*Hull, Marathon County, Wisconsin
*Hull, Portage County, Wisconsin

People

* Blair Hull, an American businessman and politician
* Bobby Hull, a former Canadian ice hockey player
* Brett Hull, a former Canadian ice hockey player, and son of Bobby Hull
* Chuck Hull, inventor of stereolithography
* Clark L. Hull, an American psychologist
* Cordell Hull, United States Secretary of State from 1933-1944 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945
* Isaac Hull, early United States Naval officer, Captain of the USS "Constitution" during the battle with HMS "Guerriere"
* John Hull, a Professor of Derivatives and Risk Management at the University of Toronto
* Jonathan Hull, author
* Kay Hull, Australian politician
* Merlin Hull, U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin
* Rae Hull, Canadian journalist
* Rod Hull (1935-1999), English entertainer.
* Tom Hull, mathematical origamist
* Warren Hull (1903-1974), film actor and TV personality
* William Hull, an American general during the American Revolutionary War and War of 1812

Other uses

* Hull House, settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, USA
* USS "Hull", any of four U.S. Navy ships


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  • Hull — heißen die Orte in Großbritannien: Kingston upon Hull, kurz: Hull Hull (Fluss), Fluss in East Yorkshire in den Vereinigten Staaten: Hull (Georgia) Hull (Illinois) Hull (Iowa) Hull (Massachusetts) Hull (Texas) Hull (West Virginia) Hull (Marathon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hull KR — Hull Kingston Rovers Hull KR Généralités Nom complet Hull Kingston Rove …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hull — Hull, GA U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 160 Housing Units (2000): 78 Land area (2000): 0.330810 sq. miles (0.856793 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.330810 sq. miles (0.856793 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hull — Hull, Clark Leonard Hull, Cordell (Kingston upon Hull) ► C. de Gran Bretaña, en el E de Inglaterra, condado de Humberside, junto al mar del Norte; 246 700 h. Principal puerto pesquero del país. * * * (as used in expressions) Hull, Bobby Robert… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hüll — steht für: Hüll (Betzenstein), Ortsteil der Stadt Betzenstein, Landkreis Bayreuth, Bayern Hüll (Drochtersen), Ortsteil der Gemeinde Drochtersen, Landkreis Stade, Niedersachsen Hüll (Krailling), Ortsteil der Gemeinde Krailling, Landkreis Starnberg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hull — (spr. höll), 1) (Kingston upon Hull) Stadt (municipal borough) und Grafschaft in Ostengland, liegt am nördlichen Ufer des Humber, der hier 3 km breit ist, an der Mündung des Flüßchens H. in denselben und 32 km vom offenen Meere. Die Lage der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • HULL (C. L.) — HULL CLARK LEONARD (1884 1952) Représentant le plus important du behaviorisme par l’influence qu’il a exercée. Très impressionné lui même par la lecture de la traduction anglaise des articles de Pavlov Conditioned Reflexes (1927), Hull a… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • HULL — HULL, seaport in N.E. England. According to an absurd 19th century forgery, david de pomis settled here in 1599. A community was organized in the last quarter of the 18th century, a deconsecrated Catholic chapel serving as the first synagogue. In …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hull — Hull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hulled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hulling}.] 1. To strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn. [1913 Webster] 2. To pierce the hull of, as a ship, with a cannon ball. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hull — hull1 [hul] n. [ME hule < OE hulu, akin to Ger hülle, covering: for IE base see HALL] 1. the outer covering of a seed or fruit, as the husk of grain, pod of a pea, shell of a nut, etc. 2. the calyx of some fruits, as the raspberry 3. any outer …   English World dictionary


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