- on the shelf
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||a thin, flat piece of wood, metal, or other material that is attached to a wall or set into a piece of furniture. Shelves are used to hold books, dishes, and other things.
He put the cups and saucers on the shelf.
||something that is like a shelf, such as a rock ledge.
The submarine hit an underwater shelf and sank.
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||on the shelf