[ UK /ʃˈɛlf/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛɫf/ ]
  1. a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  2. a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
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How To Use shelf In A Sentence

  • She is also part of a large group of oceanographers and taphonomists of the SSETI project (Shelf / Slope Taphonomic Initiative) examining carbonate preservation and destruction across the shelf and slope regions in Gulf of Mexico and Bahamas using submersibles.
  • Lowered sea levels exposed the shallow continental shelf beneath the Bering Sea.
  • Other products include extended-shelf-life and aseptic products in single-serve containers sold at convenience stores and multipacks at club stores.
  • The shelf is so high it is well out of / beyond my reach.
  • As the author repeatedly points out, the pornographic material he seized wasn't simply more explicit than 18-certificate films or top-shelf magazines.
  • Medications may range from allopathic drugs to alternative medicines to kitchen shelf remedies.
  • We chuckled together as she stood and reached up to the top shelf of a grand bookcase in the corner.
  • In the northern Bering and southern Chukchi Seas, primary production occurs over a shallow shelf (50 to 200 m) and as the zooplankton and bacterioplankton cannot fully deplete this carbon source, it is either transferred to the benthos or advected downstream [17]. Carbon cycle and climate change in the Arctic
  • I strongly recommend you pick up the book next time you spy a copy on someone's bookshelf.
  • I took the pint mug of white earthenware from the shelf behind her. Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences
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