shelfnoun [ C ]uk /ʃelf/ us /ʃelf/ plural shelves
a glass shelf
off the shelf
remove sth from your shelves
- I've put the cake on a high shelf where he can't get at it.
- She arranged her birthday cards along the shelf.
- He lifted the box carefully down from the shelf.
- I hit my head on the shelf as I was standing up.
- The books were organized on the shelves according to their size.
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