shelf

 /ʃelf/

For the noun: shelf
Plural form: shelves

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
shelf,
plural: shelves
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(flat storage space)mensola nf
 Put the spices on the shelf.
 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.
 
Additional Translations
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 © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
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  (commercio)pronto agg
off-the-shelf (ready to wear)pronto da indossare adj
off-the-shelf (standard)standard adj
off-the-shelf (out of the shelf)giù dallo scaffale adj
off-the-shelf (popular clothing)abbigliamento di massa 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  (di libri)segnatura nf
shelf space nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amount of room on shelves)spazio sugli scaffali nm
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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