What is a shelf called?
Why is it called a shelf?
late 14c., "thin slab or plank fixed horizontally to a wall or frame and used for supporting small objects; a transverse board in a case or cabinet," perhaps from Middle Low German schelf "shelf, set of shelves," or perhaps from Old English cognate scylfe, which could have meant "shelf, ledge, floor" (the sense is ...Aug 21, 2022
What is a shelf unit called?
A shelving unit is a flexible display system which can be moved and adjusted to accommodate different product dimensions. A gondola is an island shelving unit open on two sides. The top shelf over a shelving unit, known as a riser, is used to house overstocks.
Why is a shelf important?
Appropriate Storage and Shelving is Important
Having proper storage and shelving not only keeps items from lying around in piles on one's desk or stacking up in the corners of the room, but also keeps items arranged in some sort of logical order.