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noun
the storage of food, furs, etc., in an artificially cooled place.
a condition of suspension of action or activity; abeyance.
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Origin of cold storage

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for cold storage

cold storage

noun
the storage of things in an artificially cooled place for preservation
informal a state of temporary suspensionto put an idea into cold storage
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cold storage

see in cold storage.

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