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storage meaning

[ 'stɔridʒ ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "storage""storage" in a sentence
  • Noun: storage  storij
    1. The act of storing something 
    2. A depository for goods
      - storehouse, depot, entrepot, store 
    3. The commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials 
    4. (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk 
    5. An electronic memory device
      - memory, computer memory, computer storage, store, memory board 
    6. Depositing in a warehouse
      "my car is in storage"
      - repositing, reposition, warehousing

    Derived forms: storages

    See also: store

    Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, computer hardware, computer operation, deposit, depositary, deposition, depository, hardware, holding, keeping, machine operation, memory device, repository, retention, storage device

    Part of: computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

    Encyclopedia: Storage

  • [Business]
    noun [U]



    the process of keeping sth in a particular place until it is needed; the space where things can be kept:

    The goods are in storage, waiting to be shipped.

    We need to cut our storage costs.

    Just-in-time manufacturing reduces the need for storage space.

    The oil terminal has a storage capacity of 5 million barrels.

    long-term/short-term storage

    ◆ a storage depot/facility a storage bin/box/container/tank/unit

    2 (IT )

    the process of keeping information on a computer; how it is kept:

    data storage

    The hard disk has a storage capacity of 50 gigabytes.

    50 megabytes of storage space

    computer/data/document/information storage

    ◆ storage devices/hardware/media/software/units

  • [Defence]

    1. The retention of data in any form, usually for the purpose of orderly retrieval and documentation.
    2. A device consisting of electronic, electrostatic, electrical, hardware, or other elements into which data may be entered, and from which data may be obtained as desired.
    See also ammunition and toxic material open space; bin storage; bulk storage; igloo space; large-lot storage; medium-lot storage; open improved storage space; open unimproved wet space; small-lot storage.

  • [Electronics]
    1. In computer operations, a medium on which data can be kept for an extended period of time. Examples: magnetic disk, magnetic tape, optical disk.
    2. The transferring of data from
    memory to a more permanent medium. Compare MEMORY.
    3. The retention of data of any kind, such as an oscilloscope image or video display, for use at a later time.
    4. The retention of electric energy or charge, as in a capacitor or electrochemical cell.
    5. The retention of energy in the form of a magnetic field, as in an inductor.
    6. The retention of potential energy in any form.

  • [Computer]
    <storage> (Or "memory") A device into which data can be entered, in which they can be held, and from which they can be retrieved at a later time.
  • Pork and mutton should be kept in cold storage.
  • The two storage rings overlap closely.
  • Chlorine is usually liquefied before use or storage.
  • storage at 4℃ requires addition of an antimicrobial agent.
  • The storage time is made small.
  • We are well off for storage space in the new flat.
  • Excess acidity is corrected in the slurry storage tanks.
  • It was reasonable for storage to be in the same mode.
  • The reservoir has in storage about 30 million cubic metres.
  • Mycorhizae perform the function of nitrogen fixation and storage.
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