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book·shelf

 (bo͝ok′shĕlf′)
n. pl. book·shelves
A shelf or set of shelves for holding books.

bookshelf

(ˈbʊkʃɛlf)
n
a piece of furniture consisting of a shelf or shelves for books

book•shelf

(ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf)

n., pl. -shelves.
a shelf for holding books, esp. one of the shelves in a bookcase.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookshelf - a shelf on which to keep booksbookshelf - a shelf on which to keep books  
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Translations
رَفُّ الكُتُبرَفُّ كُتُب
poličkapolička na knihy
boghylde
kirjahylly
ארון ספרים
polica za knjige
bókahilla
本棚書架書棚
책장
póka na książkipółka na książki
knižnica
knjižna polica
bokhylla
ชั้นวางหนังสือ
giá sáchkệ sách

bookshelf

[ˈbʊkʃelf] N (bookshelves (pl)) → estante m (para libros)
bookshelvesestantería fsing

bookshelf

[ˈbʊkʃɛlf] n (single)étagère f (à livres)
bookshelves → rayons mpl (de bibliothèque)

bookshelf

[ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf] nmensola per libri bookshelves npl (bookcase) → libreria

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.

bookshelf

رَفُّ الكُتُب polička boghylde Bücherbord ράφι βιβλιοθήκης estante kirjahylly bibliothèque polica za knjige scaffale 本棚 책장 boekenplank bokhylle półka na książki prateleira книжная полка bokhylla ชั้นวางหนังสือ kitap rafı giá sách 书架
References in classic literature ?
Don't forget to take it down when you go; it's there on the bookshelf over the small table.
He was even conscious of the gap in the well-lined bookshelf from which it had been taken, and it seemed almost to gape at him in an ugly fashion, like a gap in the teeth of some sinister face.
but though he looked vaguely here and there, as if the oysters might be on the top of the bookshelf, his eyes returned always to Katharine.
But the sands of her liberation were running fast; even through the forest branches came sounds of Rodney moving things on his dressing-table; and Katharine woke herself from this excursion by shutting the cover of the book she was holding, and replacing it in the bookshelf.
She would frown, and carrying it downstairs, as if she had it in the tongs, replace it on its bookshelf.
Captain MacWhirr was not lying down: he was standing up with one hand grasping the edge of the bookshelf and the other holding open before his face a thick volume.
Anticipate surprisingly lavish production that doesn't challenge the bookshelf with an oversized format but succeeds in offering broad overviews that blend examples of modern art with in-depth discussions of their influences, presented in seven themed sections for quick at-a-glance reference.
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Bedroom one has a king-size bed, bedside cabinets, a fitted wardrobe and a bookshelf.
SUPER STORAGE AGEA SOLUTIONS SEBRA BOOKSHELF THESE contemporary solid wood bookshelves are a stylish way to add colour to a child's room, and can be used either vertically or horizontally to store books or children's essentials.
Before putting anything back on the shelves, consider painting a bookshelf's interior, or covering the wall behind an open bookshelf with wallpaper or another wall covering.