What is shelf?

  • (noun): A projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.
    Synonyms: ledge
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on shelf:

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 ...
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 ...
Simian Shelf
... The simian shelf is a bony thickening on the front of the ape mandible ... of early humans show evidence of a simian shelf ...
Shelf, West Yorkshire
1.811911°W / 53.752719 -1.811911 Shelf Shelf Population 4,496 OS grid reference SE125285 Metropolitan borough Calderdale Metropolitan county West Yorkshire Region Yorkshire and the Humber ... 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "shelf":

  • (noun): A support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects.

Famous quotes containing the word shelf:

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

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

    Give him the darkest inch your shelf allows,
    Hide him in lonely garrets, if you will,—
    But his hard, human pulse is throbbing still
    With the sure strength that fearless truth endows.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)