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shelfware

[shelf-wair] /ˈʃɛlfˌwɛər/
noun, Informal.
1.
Computers. software or hardware that remains unsold, unused, or underused:
shelfware as part of a bundled license deal.
2.
ideas or findings that are not used or acted upon:
The results of your market research can quickly become shelfware.
Also, shelf ware.
Origin
shelf + -ware; in the sense ‘sitting on a shelf’
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