warehousing

[ wair-hou-zing ]
/ ˈwɛərˌhaʊ zɪŋ /

noun

an act or instance of a person or company that warehouses something.
the pledging as security, to a commercial bank, of a long-term mortgage for a short-term loan.

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Origin of warehousing

First recorded in 1785–95; warehouse + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for warehousing

warehousing
/ (ˈwɛəˌhaʊzɪŋ) /

noun

stock exchange an attempt to maintain the price of a company's shares or to gain a significant stake in a company without revealing the true identity of the purchaser. Shares are purchased through an insurance company, a unit trust, or nominees
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