wall system


a modular system of shelves, some of which may be enclosed by doors, either mounted on a wall or arranged in freestanding units, for holding books, bric-a-brac, etc., and sometimes including such features as a drop-leaf desk or specially designed storage space, as to accommodate records or electronic equipment.

Nearby words

  1. wall rocket,
  2. wall rue,
  3. wall socket,
  4. wall street,
  5. wall streeter,
  6. wall tent,
  7. wall-hung,
  8. wall-to-wall,
  9. walla,
  10. walla walla

Origin of wall system

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called wall unit.

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