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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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