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Shelf facts for kids

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A shelf is a piece of furniture that is used for storing items.

It could also mean:

  • Shelf (computing), a user interface feature in the NeXTSTEP operating system
  • Shelf, West Yorkshire, a village in West Yorkshire, England
  • Continental shelf, the extended perimeter of a continent, usually covered by shallow seas
  • Ice shelf, a thick platform of ice floating on the ocean surface
  • Light shelf A reflective element placed outside of a window to enhance room illumination by natural light
  • Sulphur shelf, an edible mushroom
  • Shelf cloud, a type of cloud associated with a thunderstorm gust front or cold front
  • Shelf life, the length of time that perishable items are considered suitable for sale or consumption
  • Shelf registration, a registration arrangement for the sale of securities
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