What is shelf?

  • (noun): A support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on shelf:

Simian Shelf
... The simian shelf is a bony thickening on the front of the ape mandible ... some fossils of early humans show evidence of a simian shelf ...
List Of Antarctic Ice Shelves
... The ice shelf areas are listed below, clockwise, starting in the west of East Antarctica Filchner Ice Shelf Brunt Ice Shelf Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf Quar Ice Shelf Ekstrom Ice Shelf Jelbart Ice Shelf Fimbul Ice ...
Markham Ice Shelf
... The Markham Ice Shelf was one of five major ice shelves in Canada, all on the north coast of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut ... The ice shelf broke off from the coast in early August 2008, becoming adrift in the Arctic Ocean ... The 4,500 year old ice shelf was then 19 square miles (49 km2) in size, nearly the size of Manhattan, and approximately ten stories tall ...
Episodes - Simon's Cat In: Shelf Life
... 'Shelf Life was released in YouTube in March 2012 ... The cat causes mischief when walking along a shelf ...
Shelf, West Yorkshire
1°48′43″W / 53.752719°N 1.811911°W / 53.752719 -1.811911 Shelf Shelf Population 4,496 OS grid reference SE125285 Metropolitan borough Calderdale Metropolitan ... From 1937 to 1974, Shelf formed part of Queensbury and Shelf, an urban district in the West Riding of Yorkshire ... Queensbury and Shelf consisted of Queensbury and Shelf ...

More definitions of "shelf":

  • (noun): A projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.
    Synonyms: ledge

Famous quotes containing the word shelf:

    The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yoghurt.
    John Mortimer (b. 1923)

    The boy seemed to have fallen
    From shelf to shelf of someone’s rage.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)