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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 ?
William rose also, and stood in front of the fire, muttering, "Oysters, oysters--your basket of oysters!" 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." Clatter, clatter, clatter, bang!
She would frown, and carrying it downstairs, as if she had it in the tongs, replace it on its bookshelf. I would wrap it up in the cover she had made for the latest Carlyle: she would skin it contemptuously and again bring it down.
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.
Readers can access it from DP LA's website (pro.dp.la/ebooks/mueller-report) or from the Open Bookshelf collection (pro.dp.la/ebooks/open-bookshelf).
We also would like to commend to you a "one-stop" menu of books: The Leader's Bookshelf, published in 2017 by the U.S.
ISLAMABAD -- 'My Bookshelf' at National Book Foundation (NBF) has been attracting people who visit NBF for purchasing of books or obtaining Readers Club card.
As of July 12, 2018, the NCBI Bookshelf supports search by MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) fields, including MeSH Major Topics [MAJR], MeSH Subheadings [SH], and MeSH Terms [MH].
JAMSHORO -- The literary society of U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCASW) Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) established bookshelf at Canteen of the Center for general reading to promote reading habits among the students.
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.