paper used for covering shelves, especially those of a cupboard or kitchen cabinet.
adjective pertaining to preserved food which is able to be stored at room temperature for long periods Examples There a re quality issues for shelf-stable foods.
noun 1. a person whose job is to fill the shelves and displays in a supermarket or other shop with goods for sale
noun 1. a cardboard, paper, or plastic advertisement of a product designed to be attached to a shelf on which the product is exhibited for sale.
noun, Informal. 1. Computers. software or hardware that remains unsold, unused, or underused: shelfware as part of a bundled license deal. 2. ideas or findings that are not used or acted upon: The results of your market research can quickly become shelfware. jargon /shelfweir/ Software which is never used and so ends up on the […]