Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
alt. 1 The length of time a product (especially food and drugs) will last without deteriorating or without being sold. 2 The maximum time a packaged material can be stored under specific conditions and still meet the performance requirements specified. n. 1 The length of time a product (especially food and drugs) will last without deteriorating or without being sold. 2 The maximum time a packaged material can be stored under specific conditions and still meet the performance requirements specified.
n. the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating
Shelf Life or Shelflife may refer to:
- Shelf life, the length of time that perishable items are considered suitable for sale, use, or consumption
In film and television:
- Shelf Life (film), a 1993 American film by Paul Bartel
- Shelf Life (2004 film) or Subhuman, a Canadian horror film
- "Shelf Life" (The Fairly OddParents), an episode of The Fairly OddParents
- Shelf Life (novel), a 2004 novel by Robert Corbet
- Shelflife Records, an American record label
- Shelf-Life (album), a 2004 album by Uri Caine
- Shelflife, a 2007 album by Calibre
- "Shelf Life", a song by Seven Mary Three from The Crow: City of Angels film soundtrack
Shelf Life is a 2004 young adult novel by Robert Corbet. The book was first published in Australia on June 1, 2004 through Allen & Unwin and focuses on the workers of an unnamed supermarket. Shelf Life was nominated as one of the CBCA's "Notable Books of 2005" in the "Older Readers" category.
Shelf Life is a 1993 film directed by Paul Bartel, which was the final film he directed before he died in 2000, and the film stars O-Lan Jones, Andrea Stein and Jim Turner.
Usage examples of "shelf life".
These ancient Air Force flying suits were supposed to be electrically warmed, but they had not been able to rig any batteries and the originals hadn't been made for a shelf life of a thousand years.
When you trade in information, you carry stock that has very short shelf life.
He went to the bathroom and soaped his finger -- the bars of soap were an affec -- tation, since the sonic shower made them unnecessary, but affectations had a long shelf life -- yet his efforts made no difference.
He went to the bathroom and soaped his finger-the bars of soap were an affectation, since the sonic shower made them unnecessary, but affectations had a long shelf life-yet his efforts made no difference.