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  1. eggshell

    • IPA[ˈeɡˌSHel]

    美式

    • n.
      the thin, hard outer layer of an egg, especially a hen's egg.;used in similes and metaphors to refer to the fragile nature of something
    • noun: eggshell, plural noun: eggshells

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    • 1. the thin, hard outer layer of an egg, especially a hen's egg.
    • used in similes and metaphors to refer to the fragile nature of something the truck would crush his car like an eggshell
    • an oil-based paint that dries with a slight sheen the woodwork was painted in eggshell an eggshell finish
    • (of china) of extreme thinness and delicacy eggshell porcelains
    • a pale yellowish-white color.
    • n.
      a bald man: I told him he was my favourite eggshell blond

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      be extremely cautious about one's words or actions

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      be extremely cautious about one's words or actions

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈɛɡʃɛl]

    英式

    • n.
      the thin, hard outer layer of an egg, especially a hen's egg: Emily was peeling off her eggshell pieces of eggshell are being examined to study possible contamination

    Oxford Dictionary