from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A shelf or set of shelves for holding books.
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- n. A shelf or shelves for storing books for easy visual reference.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A shelf to hold books.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shelf on which to keep books
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I think that a bookshelf is a piece of furniture that can be designed in a lot of ways.
So yes, my bookshelf is a look into my past, but it also is a look at who I am trying to become.
Pretty much everything on my bookshelf is there because I mean/hope to get to it some day and haven't yet.
I picked out a coffee table, a bookshelf, a desk, under-counter storage, and a very thin bookshelf (they call it a DVD holder) which will sit in the corner to hold manga and such.
The bookshelf is too big but is holding my stereo and other things so that's fine.
That $10.50 bookshelf is $10.50 in both CAD and USD.
The main bookshelf in the apartment stands behind staircase and holds the majority of our books both graphic and prose.
On the top of the bookshelf is Cosmic Encounter, one of my favorite boardgames.
A few books down from those two titles on my bookshelf is "On the Run: An Angler's Journey Down the Striper Coast."
Regarding the layout, I'm not sure if the location of the cube bookshelf is the most optimal.