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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 ?
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.
Don't forget to take it down when you go; it's there on the bookshelf over the small table.
She would frown, and carrying it downstairs, as if she had it in the tongs, replace it on its bookshelf.
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.
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.
Ever since I was a child, I had this picture in my mind of how I want my room to look like-spacious, white walls, sofa at the end of a big fluffy bed, a working table and most importantly, a reading nook with a full bookshelf.
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THE alleged white supremacist accused of murdering MP Jo Cox had a Third Reich eagle ornament on a bookshelf at his home, a court has heard.
Local resident and campaigner Tony Birtill said: "At first we were delighted to see rows of books on the shelves near the entrance, but on closer inspection these turned out to be wallpaper with a bookshelf design on it.
Massive expansion projects demanded a new type of bookshelf, different than the typical wooden model with fixed shelving.
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.