HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Words nearby shelving
Definition for shelving (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), shelved, shelv·ing.
Origin of shelve1
OTHER WORDS FROM shelveshelv·er, noun
Definition for shelving (3 of 3)
verb (used without object), shelved, shelv·ing.
Origin of shelve2
Example sentences from the Web for shelving
Meanwhile, the search, expected to last 10 hours per day, began with the removal of some shelving.The NYPD Unearths the Etan Patz Missing-Child Case 33 Years Later|Michael Daly|April 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Beyond February 14, the collapse is shelving more complex plans.
Columbine rode into a thick clump of spruces that had long, shelving branches, reaching down.The Mysterious Rider|Zane Grey
She soon found a sheep-path that wound round the shelving rocks and among the trees.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
Her footsteps led plainly up the shelving shore and into the forest.The Wolf Hunters|James Oliver Curwood
Sometimes we could almost touch with our boat-hook the shelving banks on either side.Child Life in Prose|Various
Under this arch and up the shelving gallery gently slid the guiding flame.The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare