Definition of Shelves. Meaning of Shelves. Synonyms of Shelves

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Definition of Shelves

Shelves
Shelf Shelf, n.; pl. Shelves. [OE. shelfe, schelfe, AS. scylfe; akin to G. schelfe, Icel. skj[=a]lf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different word (cf. Shelve, v. i.).] 1. (Arch.) A flat tablet or ledge of any material set horizontally at a distance from the floor, to hold objects of use or ornament. 2. A sand bank in the sea, or a rock, or ledge of rocks, rendering the water shallow, and dangerous to ships. On the tawny sands and shelves. --Milton. On the secret shelves with fury cast. --Dryden. 3. (Mining) A stratum lying in a very even manner; a flat, projecting layer of rock. 4. (Naut.) A piece of timber running the whole length of a vessel inside the timberheads. --D. Kemp. To lay on the shelf, to lay aside as unnecessary or useless; to dismiss; to discard.
Shelve
Shelve Shelve, v. t. 1. To furnish with shelves; as, to shelve a closet or a library. 2. To place on a shelf. Hence: To lay on the shelf; to put aside; to dismiss from service; to put off indefinitely; as, to shelve an officer; to shelve a claim.
Shelve
Shelve Shelve, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shelved; p. pr. & vb. n. Shelving.] [Perhapss originally from the same source as shallow, but influenced by shelf a ledge, a platform.] To incline gradually; to be slopping; as, the bottom shelves from the shore.

Meaning of Shelves from wikipedia

- Shelf may refer to: Shelf (storage), a flat horizontal surface used for display and storage Continental shelf, the extended perimeter of a continent, usually...
- an area of relatively shallow water known as a shelf sea. Much of the shelves were exposed during glacial periods and interglacial periods. The shelf...
- horizontal surface that reflects daylight deep into a building. Light shelves are placed above eye-level and have high-reflectance upper surfaces, which...
- characterised by the formation of two palatal shelves on the maxillary prominences, the elevation of these shelves to a horizontal position, and then a process...
- or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. Ice shelves are only found in Antarctica, Greenland, Canada, and the Russian Arctic...
- August 29, 2014. Fleming Jr., Mike (January 21, 2014). "Quentin Tarantino Shelves 'The Hateful Eight' After Betrayal Results In Script Leak". Deadline Hollywood...
- A shelf (pl. shelves) is a flat horizontal plane which is used in a home, business, store, or elsewhere to hold items that are being displa****, stored...
- 18 April 2018. Due to natural fluctuations, ambiguities surrounding ice shelves, and mapping conventions for vertical datums, exact values for land and...
- pull Four Loko off shelves". WIVB-TV. Retrieved 2010-11-10. McGrath, Chris (2010-11-10). "Wegmans pulls Four Loko from store shelves". cnycentral.com....
- his first inauguration in 1861 A miniature Bible 1866 Victorian Bible Shelves of the Bizzell Bible Collection at Bizzell Memorial Library Detail of Leonardo...
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