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1. off-the-shelf

adjective. (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock.

Synonyms

  • off-the-rack
  • ready-made
  • off-the-peg

Antonyms

  • original
  • natural object
  • homemade
  • made-to-order

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Words that Rhyme with Continental Shelf

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  • relph
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Example sentences of the word continental-shelf


1. Noun Phrase
The variety of plant and animal life on the continental shelf will depend on location and size factors.

2. Noun Phrase
Press brown play dough onto the bottom front of the diorama to represent the continental shelf.

3. Noun Phrase
Keep a good distance away from the edge of the African continental shelf.

4. Noun Phrase
Around nearly each continent is a continental shelf, which is a shallow land extension into the ocean.

2. continental

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntəˈnɛntəl, ˌkɑːntəˈnɛnəl'] being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe.

Synonyms

  • transcontinental

Antonyms

  • worldwide
  • world-wide

3. shelf

noun. ['ˈʃɛlf'] a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects.

Synonyms

  • buffet
  • support
  • mantle
  • mantel
  • market
  • mantelpiece
  • etagere
  • chest
  • counter
  • bookcase
  • bookshelf
  • grocery store
  • grocery
  • bureau
  • mantlepiece
  • chest of drawers
  • closet
  • overmantel
  • food market
  • sideboard
  • cabinet
  • chimneypiece
  • dresser

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

4. shelf

noun. ['ˈʃɛlf'] a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.

Synonyms

  • ledge
  • berm

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
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