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stockroom

[stok-room, -roo m] /ˈstɒkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in which a stock of materials or goods is kept for use or sale.
Origin of stockroom
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; stock + room
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  • Entering the Star building, Penny went directly to the stockroom, wandering about until she found Mr. Curry, the foreman.

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  • “This looks very much like one of the parts that has been disappearing from the stockroom,” she said, her voice icy.

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  • It proved resistant to every one of the antibiotics and antiviral agents in the Lancet's stockroom.

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  • It was unfortunate, of course, that no orders reached the stockroom until ten o'clock.

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  • On the landing which led from the shop to the stockroom behind, my grandfather took up his position.

  • Are there any other stairs that lead down from the fourth floor other than those back stairs in the rear of the stockroom?

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  • Downstairs in the warehouse or stockroom whichever you want to call it.

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British Dictionary definitions for stockroom

stockroom

/ˈstɒkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in which a stock of goods is kept, as in a shop or factory
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