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storage

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

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Origin of storage

First recorded in 1605–15; store + -age

OTHER WORDS FROM storage

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical 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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with storage

storage

see in cold storage.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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