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Definition 1: a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects - [noun denoting artifact]

(shelf is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is a kind of shelf ) a shelf on which to keep books

(... is a kind of shelf ) a shelf over a mantelpiece

(... is a kind of shelf ) shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

(... is a kind of shelf ) a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm

(... is part of shelf) a marketplace where groceries are sold

"the grocery store included a meat market"

(... is part of shelf) a piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments

(... is part of shelf) a small private room for study or prayer

(... is part of shelf) furniture with drawers for keeping clothes

(... is part of shelf) a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display

(... is part of shelf) a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers

(... is part of shelf) a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

Definition 2: a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for shelf in the sense of this definition

(shelf is a kind of ...) a long narrow natural elevation or striation

(... is a kind of shelf ) a narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope

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