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Meaning of SHELVING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Shelv"ing\, a.
    Sloping gradually; inclining; as, a shelving shore. --Shak.
    ``Shelving arches.'' --Addison.
    
    
  2. \Shelv"ing\, n.
    1. The act of fitting up shelves; as, the job of shelving a
       closet.
    
    2. The act of laying on a shelf, or on the shelf; putting off
       or aside; as, the shelving of a claim.
    
    3. Material for shelves; shelves, collectively.
    
    
 

 

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