Shelf in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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shelf
(pl shelves [ʃelvz])
[ʃelf]
noun
1. estante (m) balda (f) (in cupboard, bookcase)
  • (set of) shelves estantería (f)
  • to be left on the shelf (sentido figurado) quedarse para vestir santos
  • shelf life (comercio) vida (f) útil, vida (f) en estantería or expositor (of goods)
2. plataforma (f) saliente (m) (cliff, rock face)
shelf [ʃelf]
noun
shelves (plural)
1 (fixed to wall, in shop) estante (m); balda (f); (in cupboard) tabla (f); anaquel (m); (in oven) parrilla (f)
to buy a product off the shelf comprar un producto ya hecho
to be (left) on the shelf [+proposal etc] quedar arrinconado; [+woman] quedarse para vestir santos
2 (edge) (in rock face) saliente (m); (underwater) plataforma (f)
modifier
shelf life (n) (Comm) tiempo (m) de durabilidad antes de la venta
most pop stars have a very short shelf life la mayoría de las estrellas del pop son flor de un día or tienen una carrera efímera
shelf mark (n) (in library) código (m)
shelf space (n) cantidad (f) de estanterías para exponer la mercancía; (para exponer la mercancía)
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