bookshelves bookshelves  /ˈbʊk ˌʃɛlvz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a shelf on which to keep books

Usage(s):

  1. Even if you've just built in bookshelves or added a garden, Zillow has a space to input that as well.
  2. You can find it on bookshelves in New York City, London, Singapore and Sydney.
  3. That is why parents of small children, as soon as all the common-sense strategies backfire and a woozy reality sets in, start combing bookshelves for a sleep guru.

News

  1. Chicago books that would make great movies

    When The Devil in the White City  hit bookshelves in 2003, readers gobbled up the historical non-fiction story of the architect behind Chicago's 1893 World's Fair and the serial killer who lured countless victims to their deaths in a nearby hotel.   Leonardo DiCaprio secured the film rights in 2010, and rumors swirled that DiCaprio himself would play the man who murdered and dissected over 200 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  2. Insanely fake

    Apple on Monday unveiled sweeping changes to the software-powering iPhones and iPads, including a simpler user interface that will scrap "skeuomorphic" design: the term used to describe things like the simulated lined paper in the notebook app and the faux-wood bookshelves in iBooks.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Apple reveals all new iOS 7 -- ‘defines an important new direction’

    We all knew that Apple would be revealing a redesigned version of its mobile operating system today at the 24th Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, and we've just been treated to an in-depth look. As was widely reported, the Jony Ive designed iOS 7 has a flatter, functional design and the skeumorphism -- faux wooden bookshelves, green felt and the like -- that was a central theme in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BetaNews

Quotes

  1. "What is at stake is libraries being able to have out-of-print books on their digital bookshelves as they have out-of-print books on the physical shelves we grew up with," Kahle wrote in November when arguments were heard in the case.
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Brewster Kahle Source: Reuters

  2. "I'll come home late at night and he'll be rearranging the bookshelves, or cleaning up the kitchen," Clinton said, after admitting that the couple has domestic help. "He's pretty handy to have around, actually."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  3. "I definitely remember the books being a big part of my childhood," says Barnes. "When I found out I got the part, I looked through my bookshelves and found this copy of 'Prince Caspian' with 1989 copyright, when I was eight."
    on May 15, 2008 By: Ben Barnes Source: Hollywood Today Newsmagazine

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