shelf

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For the noun: shelf
Plural form: shelves
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
shelf,
plural: shelves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(flat storage space)mensola nf
 Put the spices on the shelf. The room was lined with shelves filled with books.
 Metti le spezie sulla mensola.
shelf,
plural: shelves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(display space in a store)scaffale nm
 The stacker put the packets on the shelf.
 Il magazziniere ha messo i pacchi sullo scaffale.
bookshelf nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shelf in bookcase) (mobile per libri)libreria nf
 The books are lined up neatly on the office shelf.
 I libri sono allineati ordinatamente sulla libreria.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
shelf nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (geology) (geologia)piattaforma nf
 There is a granite shelf just beneath the topsoil.
 C'è una piattaforma di granito appena sotto la superficie del suolo.
shelf nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closet)ripiano nm
 She keeps her hats on the shelf in the closet.
 Conserva i suoi cappelli sul ripiano nel guardaroba.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
continental shelf nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (land under water in shallow seas)piattaforma continentale nf
ice shelf nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sheet ice that extends over water)calotta di ghiaccio nf
 The breaking up of the huge Antarctic ice shelf is a sure sign of global warming.
left on the shelf adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, dated, informal (woman: no longer marriageable) (informale)zitella nf
off the shelf advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from stock)in serie avv
off-the-shelf (ready to wear)pronto da indossare adj
off-the-shelf (popular clothing)abbigliamento di massa adj
off-the-shelf (standard)standard adj
off-the-shelf  (commercio)pronto agg
off-the-shelf (out of the shelf)giù dallo scaffale adj
on the shelf advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, dated, informal (woman: no longer marriageable) (peggiorativo)zitella nf
 In those days, if a woman wasn't married by the age of 30, she was said to be on the shelf.
 A quei tempi, se una donna di 30 anni non si era ancora sposata, veniva chiamata zitella.
on the shelf advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (inactive, unemployed)disoccupato agg
on the shelf advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not being used)senza utilizzo, in un angolo avv
open-shelf scaffale aperto
parcel shelf,
package shelf
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (flat storage panel in a vehicle)ripiano portapacchi
shelf company nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (inactive business)shelf company nf
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (length of time [sth] can be stored)durata a scaffale nf
 As bread has a short shelf life, a lot of loaves are returned to the manufacturers.
 Avendo il pane una breve durata a scaffale, molte pagnotte vengono rispedite ai produttori.
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (duration that food is fit to eat)durata, durata di conservazione nf
 Bread only has a shelf life of a few days.
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (duration that [sth] is useful)durata, validità nf
shelf mark (library science)segnatura nf
shelf mark  (di libri)segnatura nf
shelf space nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amount of room on shelves)spazio sugli scaffali nm
shelf talker etichetta promozionale da scaffale nf
shelf talker (advertisement)etichetta promozionale da scaffale nf
shelf-filling nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shop job: stacking goods on shelves) (supermercato)addetto al riempimento degli scaffali nm
top-shelf adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (publication: adult, x-rated) (rivista)pornografico agg
top-shelf adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (of highest quality)della migliore qualità
top-shelf adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, Can, figurative (hockey goal: high in net) (hockey: tipo di goal)top-shelf agg
top shelf advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, Can, figurative (hockey: score high in net) (hockey: tipo di goal)top-shelf avv
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