Definition of Shelves. Meaning of Shelves. Synonyms of Shelves
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Definition of Shelves
ShelvesShelf 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, v. t.
1. To furnish with shelves; as, to shelve a closet or a
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.
ShelveShelve 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
(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
periods. The shelf...
- horizontal surface
that reflects daylight
deep into a building. Light shelves
are placed above
eye-level and have high-reflectance upper
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
29, 2014. Fleming
Jr., Mike (January 21, 2014). "Quentin Tarantino Shelves
Eight' After Betrayal Results
- A shelf
) is a flat horizontal plane which
is used in a home, business, store, or elsewhere
to hold items
that are being
- 18 April
2018. Due to natural
fluctuations, ambiguities surrounding
, and mapping conventions
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
- his first inauguration
in 1861 A miniature Bible
1866 Victorian Bible Shelves
of the Bizzell Bible Collection
at Bizzell Memorial Library Detail
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