Origin of storage
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Examples from the Web for storage
Storage containers hold a treasure trove of mascara, lipstick, blush, and other makeup.Inside A Finishing School for Transwomen
December 27, 2014
A storage building became a ghostly concrete frame lit bright orange.Raging Protesters Set Ferguson on Fire
November 25, 2014
With a rescue plan in place and a five-year, $4.9 million contract between Phoenix and the CDC, the planes went into storage.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.
November 22, 2014
Skinny tie tells me that it was found in a storage locker in 2011 and auctioned for $2.1 million.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con
October 14, 2014
Those vapors condense into a liquid later in the process and that “condensate” is collected in a storage area, called a sump.Oil Tankers Leaking into Seattle’s Water
October 13, 2014
There we shall build sheds for the storage of the raw material.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
He was going to try the motor, running it with his storage battery.Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout
Owing to its greater power, the storage battery is to be preferred.Boys' Book of Model Boats
Raymond Francis Yates
Storage batteries are strongly affected by changes in temperature.
When a battery is not in active use on a car it should be put into storage.
- the act of storing or the state of being stored
- space or area reserved for storing
- a charge made for storing
- the act or process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape, disk, etc
- (as modifier)a storage device; storage capacity
Word Origin and History for storage
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- 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
see in cold storage.
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