Off the Shelf

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Off the Shelf

1. Describing goods in a store that are mass produced and are available for customers to purchase, usually at the retail level. Off the shelf items are not custom made.

2. See: Shelf Registration.
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Now academics from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in collaboration with scientists from ENVEO, a remote sensing company in Austria, have submitted new research to the journal The Cryosphere, which shows that the break-off is part of the ice shelf's natural lifecycle, and that similar events may have occurred in the past.
In another photo from October, 2016, a rift was seen extending from the west to east along the top of the Brunt Ice Shelf. This was called the Halloween crack due its appearance in October.
The Ross Ice Shelf is Antarctica's largest ice shelf, a Texas-sized plate of glacial ice fed from the icy continent's interior that floats atop the Southern Ocean.
Much of what has been known here over the years is the selling of coconuts in markets simply to eat the product or use it for other purposes, while the shelf have always been trashed.
"It's usually best to choose and space brackets according to the shelf material, its thickness, and the load the shelf will be supporting.
We proposed a manual system and an automated system for designing the light shelf with a width-adjustable reflector.
Over a 25-month period, the base shelf prospectus and corresponding shelf registration statement will allow the company to offer up to CAD500m of common shares, warrants, subscription receipts, debt securities and units, or any combination thereof, from time to time when effective.
Simple changes in primary package configuration, such as making them taller and narrower, are key to achieving better shelf and pallet optimization.
When this crack eventually spreads across the entire ice shelf, it will form a massive iceberg- approximately the size of Delaware, NASA scientists say.
* A vast majority of your store's dollar sales are from the shelf.