shelf

Definitions of shelf
  1. noun
    a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
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    bookshelf
    a shelf on which to keep books
    hob
    a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
    chimneypiece, mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece
    shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    overmantel
    a shelf over a mantelpiece
    type of:
    support
    any device that bears the weight of another thing
  2. noun
    a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    synonyms: ledge
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    berm
    a narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope
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    ridge
    a long narrow natural elevation or striation
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