Die Übersetzung von "shelf" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ʃelf/ (plural shelves /ʃelvz/)

a board for laying things on

There are shelves on the kitchen walls.

a rock surface shaped like a shelf, especially on a mountain or under water.

shelve /ʃelv/ verb

to put aside, usually for consideration, completion etc later

mettre en suspens
The project has been shelved for the moment.

to put up shelves in.

garnir d’étagères

(of land) to slope gradually

aller en pente
The land shelves towards the sea.
on the shelf

(of an unmarried woman) no longer likely to attract a man enough for him to want to marry her

laissée pour compte
She didn’t want to be left on the shelf.

(Die Übersetzung von "shelf" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)