storage

[ stawr-ij, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔr ɪdʒ, ˈstoʊr- /

noun

the act of storing; state or fact of being stored: All my furniture is in storage.
capacity or space for storing.
a place, as a room or building, for storing.
Computers. memory(def 11).
the price charged for storing goods.

Origin of storage

First recorded in 1605–15; store + -age

Related forms

non·stor·age, nounpre·stor·age, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for storage

storage

/ (ˈstɔːrɪdʒ) /

noun

the act of storing or the state of being stored
space or area reserved for storing
a charge made for storing
computing
  1. the act or process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape, disk, etc
  2. (as modifier)a storage device; storage capacity
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Medicine definitions for storage

storage

[ stôrĭj ]

n.

The second of three stages in the memory process, involving mental processes associated with retention of stimuli that have been registered and modified by encoding.
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Idioms and Phrases with storage

storage


see in cold storage.

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