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shelf

1. a projecting layer of ice, rock, etc., on land or in the sea
2. Archery the part of the hand on which an arrow rests when the bow is grasped

shelf

[shelf]
(geology)
Solid rock beneath alluvial deposits.
A flat, projecting ledge of rock.

shelf

1. A flat surface mounted horizontally, used to support or store objects.
2. Any projecting, flat, near-horizontal surface, such as a ledge of rock.

shelf

A public library of classes for the Eiffel language.
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Commenting on the new Off the Shelf range, Daan de Vries, Field Director of UTZ Certified said: "Many larger chocolate users have responded to the growing sustainability trend, but until now smaller users have found it more difficult to access sustainable chocolate.
Generally speaking, off the shelf systems are produced to meet the perceived needs of a particular market or sector.
New York, NY, January 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- To-Increase, a provider of Microsoft Dynamics solutions for discrete manufacturers, reveals how even the most complex global manufacturing processes can be simplified with off the shelf Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the new blog post, How Off The Shelf ERP Keeps Your IEM (Industrial Equipment Manufacturing) Budget On The Shelf.
The Marsden-born poet and singer/songwriter is taking part in the Off the Shelf festival in Sheffield.
Half the seats for Helen's comedy, Off The Shelf, have been snapped up for the premiere at South Shield's Customs House.
The prestigious event, held at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham, was attended by the leading figures of the packaging industry and saw Alcan dominate both the 'Medium Web Process' category as well as the newly created "Off the Shelf" category.
Litton will provide an all-optical hydrophone using optical technology with signal generation and data transmission based on optical technology using fiberoptic sensors, all-optical telemetry and commercial off the shelf (COTS) non-development (NDI) items and modified COTS/NDI to the greatest extent practical to meet system performance requirements.
RBD has gained its reputation creating custom awards for employee recognition programs as an alternative to off the shelf products.