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  1. shelvesnoun

    Plural form of shelf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shelves

    of Shelf

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shelves

    A general name given to any dangerous shallows, sand-banks, or rocks, lying immediately under the surface of the water.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelves in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of shelves in a Sentence

  1. Rosa DeLauro:

    This bill is the first step to help restock shelves and end this shortage, parents and caretakers across the country can not wait — they need our support now. This bill takes important steps to restore supply in a safe and secure manner. Additionally, with these funds, FDA will be able to help to prevent this issue from occurring again.

  2. Brian Sansoni:

    We're concerned if the FDA takes maybe a too narrow view regarding the safety and effectiveness data - depending how the final rule ends up - they could take effective products or ingredients off the shelves, they could limit the choice healthcare institutions have.

  3. Chief Executive Brian Goldner:

    These products are already on shelves in the U.S. and rolling out internationally, shipments are now ramping up and early consumer indications are positive.

  4. Don Morse:

    We went from one set of tests that seemed to be effective, where no one got hurt, to where we are today where the shelves are empty.

  5. Andrea Karns:

    We are working to keep our shelves packed with products similar to when a blizzard is being called for and folks know they might be stuck at home.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    • A. restore
    • B. moan
    • C. obligate
    • D. inspire

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