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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Horizontal boards (or planks) on which to store items such as books. Also: The state or degree of sloping.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object), : to shelve the question
  • I also help in shelving books and pulling them for inter-library requests.
  • The new house has a lot of built in shelving and these things are very heavy where moving is paid for by the pound.
  • Using parts from IKEA as well as shelving from the local hardware, they were able to construct a sturdy and reasonable replica of the inspiration piece. for more
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