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We found 42 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word shelf:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. shelf: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. shelf, shelf: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. shelf: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. shelf: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. shelf: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. shelf: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Shelf, shelf: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. shelf: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. shelf: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. shelf: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. shelf: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. shelf: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. shelf: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. shelf: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. shelf: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. shelf: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. shelf: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Shelf (computing), Shelf (storage), Shelf: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Shelf: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. shelf: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. shelf: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. shelf: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. shelf: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Shelf: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. shelf: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. shelf: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. shelf: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. shelf: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. shelf: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shelf: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shelf: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. shelf: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shelf: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. shelf: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHELF: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. shelf: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. shelf: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shelf: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. shelf: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  3. SHELF: Sandahl, Middle English Sea Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shelf)

noun:  a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
noun:  a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water

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