Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
continental shelf

continental shelf

pronunciation:
kan tih nen tl shelf
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: the submerged rim of a continent, from which descent to the ocean floor is usu. precipitous.
Word Explorer
See
  continent, ocean