HyperDic: shelf

English > 2 senses of the word shelf:
NOUNartifactshelfa support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
objectshelf, ledgea projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
shelf > pronunciation
Soundssheh'lf
Rhymesbookshelf ... self: 4 rhymes with ehlf...
English > shelf: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects.
Part ofbookcaseA piece of furniture with shelves for storing books / books
buffet, counter, sideboardA piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room
cabinetA piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers
chest of drawers, chest, bureau, dresserfurniture with drawers for keeping clothes
closetA small private room for study or prayer
etagereA piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments
grocery store, grocery, food market, marketA marketplace where groceries are sold
NarrowerbookshelfA shelf on which to keep books / books
hobA shelf beside an open / open fire where something can be kept warm
mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypieceshelf that projects from wall above fireplace
overmantelA shelf over a mantelpiece
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishanaquel, balda, estante, estantería, repisa
Catalanestant, prestatge
Adjectivesshelflikeresembling a shelf (or considered to resemble a shelf)
English > shelf: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.
Synonymledge
NarrowerbermA narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope
BroaderridgeA long narrow natural elevation or striation
Spanishcantil, saledizo, saliente
Adjectivesshelfyfull of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals

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