The broad, gentle pitch of the continental shelf gives way to the relatively steep continental elipsis
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Piece of furniture fitted with shelves, formerly often enclosed by doors. In early times the ambry, or wall cupboard, was used to hold books. Bookcases were included in the medieval fittings of college libraries in Britain. The earliest dated domestic examples were made of oak in 1666 for the diarist Samuel Pepys.
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It may also refer to:
Industrial shelving allows warehouse inventory to be stored more efficiently by providing organization and increased warehouse storage density. Industrial shelving is generally used in warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution, but is also commonly found in restaurants, retail stores, and offices.
The surface for each shelf level, also called the decking, come in a variety of materials including metal, wood, and wire. The type of decking is sometimes used to categorize the type of industrial shelving as follows:
Shelf life: dressed up or stripped down, sun shelves offer builders an easy way to jazz up pools. (construction).
Nov 15, 2002; When Blake Barnes first started building pools in 1987, sun shelves were a rarity. "Now we do them on nearly every pool," says...