Definition of Storage

1. Noun. The act of storing something.

Generic synonyms: Holding, Keeping, Retention
Specialized synonyms: Filing
Derivative terms: Store, Store



2. Noun. A depository for goods. "Storehouses were built close to the docks"

3. Noun. The commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials.

4. Noun. (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk.
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Computer Operation, Machine Operation
Specialized synonyms: Fragmentation

5. Noun. An electronic memory device. "A memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

6. Noun. Depositing in a warehouse. "Publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"
Exact synonyms: Repositing, Reposition, Warehousing
Generic synonyms: Deposit, Deposition
Specialized synonyms: Stockpiling
Derivative terms: Reposit, Reposit, Warehouse

Definition of Storage

1. n. The act of depositing in a store or warehouse for safe keeping; also, the safe keeping of goods in a warehouse.

Definition of Storage

1. Noun. The act of storing goods or the state of being stored ¹

2. Noun. (countable in Australia) A place for storing goods ¹

3. Noun. The price charged for storing goods ¹

4. Noun. (computing) That part of a computer, such as disks, where data is stored for longer-term retrieval than from memory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Storage

1. a place for storing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Storage

stoppling
stops
stops over
stopsign
stopsigns
stopstreet
stopt
stopwatch
stopwatches
stopword
stopwords
storabilities
storability
storable
storables
storage (current term)
storage area
storage battery
storage cell
storage device
storage devices
storage hypervisor
storage locker
storage media
storage medium
storage organ
storage organs
storage polysaccharide
storage ring
storage room

Literary usage of Storage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Mention has already been made of the storage weakness of the Yellow Newtown and other varieties grown in the Central Pacific coast district of California. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"From the "chill" room the meat is run into the cold-storage rooms and hung on rails, ... The choicest pieces are kept at least four weeks in cold storage, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"From the "chill" room the meat is run into the cold-storage rooms and hung on rails, ... The choicest pieces are kept at least four weeks in cold storage, ..."

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