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book·case

 (bo͝ok′kās′)
n.
A piece of furniture with shelves for holding books.

bookcase

(ˈbʊkˌkeɪs)
n
(Furniture) a piece of furniture containing shelves for books, often fitted with glass doors

book•case

(ˈbʊkˌkeɪs)

n.
a set of shelves for books.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookcase - a piece of furniture with shelves for storing booksbookcase - a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Translations
خِزَانَةُ الكُتُبخَزانَةُ كُتُب
knihovna
=-reolboghyldebogreol
kirjahylly
polica za knjige
könyvszekrény
bókahillur
本箱
책장
knjižna omara
bokhylla
ตู้หนังสือ
tủ sách

bookcase

[ˈbʊkkeɪs] Nlibrería f, estantería f, librero m (Mex)

bookcase

[ˈbʊkkeɪs] nbibliothèque f (meuble)book club nclub m du livrebook cover ncouverture f de livrebooked up adj (mainly British)
[hotel, restaurant, theatre, ferry] (= full) → complet/ète
The hotel is booked up → L'hôtel est complet.
[person] → pris(e)book ends nplserre-livres m invbook fair nfoire f du livre

bookcase

[ˈbʊkˌkeɪs] nlibreria, scaffale m

book

(buk) noun
1. a number of sheets of paper (especially printed) bound together. an exercise book.
2. a piece of writing, bound and covered. I've written a book on Shakespeare.
3. a record of bets.
verb
1. to buy or reserve (a ticket, seat etc) for a play etc. I've booked four seats for Friday's concert.
2. to hire in advance. We've booked the hall for Saturday.
ˈbookable adjective
able to be reserved in advance. Are these seats bookable?
ˈbooking noun
a reservation.
ˈbooklet (-lit) noun
a small, thin book. a booklet about the history of the town.
ˈbookbinding noun
putting the covers on books.
ˈbookbinder noun
ˈbookcase noun
a set of shelves for books.
ˈbooking-office noun
an office where travel tickets etc are sold. a queue at the station booking-office.
ˈbookmaker noun
a professional betting man who takes bets and pays winnings.
ˈbookmark noun
something put in a book to mark a particular page.
ˈbookseller noun
a person who sells books.
ˈbookshelf noun
a shelf on which books are kept.
ˈbookshop noun
a shop which sells books.
ˈbookworm noun
a person who reads a lot.
booked up
having every ticket sold. The theatre is booked up for the season.
book in
to sign one's name on the list of guests at an hotel etc. We have booked in at the Royal Hotel.
by the book
strictly according to the rules. She always does things by the book.

bookcase

خِزَانَةُ الكُتُب knihovna bogreol Bücherregal βιβλιοθήκη estantería kirjahylly bibliothèque polica za knjige libreria 本箱 책장 boekenkast bokhylle biblioteczka estante книжный шкаф bokhylla ตู้หนังสือ kitaplık tủ sách 书橱
References in classic literature ?
The bookcase and the bird-cage refused to go into the mouse-hole.
I call it the library now, but then we called it the bookcase, and that was what literally it was, because I believe that whatever we had called our modest collection of books, it was a larger private collection than any other in the town where we lived.
Thomas she had a bookcase in her sitting room with glass doors.
There is no doubt that by day Mr Swiveller firmly believed this secret convenience to be a bookcase and nothing more; that he closed his eyes to the bed, resolutely denied the existence of the blankets, and spurned the bolster from his thoughts.
She sat behind the bookcase with her eyes fixed on a streak of light escaping from the pantry door and listened to herself and pondered.
He caught hold of the bookcase, which came down over him.
Over the central bookcase was a bronze bust of Hippocrates, with which, according to some authorities, Dr.
Wingrave stood over her, leaning slightly against the corner of the bookcase.
Now, the General went straight to the bookcase, leaving his cup of coffee on the bookstand in the middle of the room.
Over the bookcase hung a photograph of the Tragic Theatre at Pompeii, which he had given me from his collection.
The clasp came loose and I was so afraid I'd lose it that I took it off and put it in the bookcase.
I can stand it no longer, and I think, I may say, that nothing shall ever tempt me to it again; but one good thing I have just ascertained: it is the very room for a theatre, precisely the shape and length for it; and the doors at the farther end, communicating with each other, as they may be made to do in five minutes, by merely moving the bookcase in my father's room, is the very thing we could have desired, if we had sat down to wish for it; and my father's room will be an excellent greenroom.