open-shelf

[oh-puhn-shelf]
adjective

Origin:
1815–25

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Racking systems, steel shelving, or other open-shelf records storage equipment must be braced to prevent collapse under full load.
File cabinets protect records better than open-shelf files since they can be closed.
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