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Definition of Storage

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act of storing, act of setting aside goods and materials for future use; space in which items can be stored; price charged for storing goods; memory (Computers)
Storage Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The price changed for keeping goods in a store.
  
(n.)
The act of depositing in a store or warehouse for safe keeping; also, the safe keeping of goods in a warehouse.
  
(n.)
Space for the safe keeping of goods.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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storage
\stor"age\ (?), n.
1. the act of depositing in a store or warehouse for safe keeping; also, the safe keeping of goods in a warehouse.
2. space for the safe keeping of goods.
3. the price changed for keeping goods in a store.
storage
battery. (physics) see the note under battery.
storage
n
1. the act of storing something
2. a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks" [syn: storehouse, depot, entrepot, store]


3. the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
4. an electronic memory device; "a memory and the cpu form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached" [syn: memory, store, memory board]


5. depositing in a warehouse [syn: repositing, reposition, warehousing]




  similar words(15) 



 fixed storage 
 real storage 
 storage tank 
 iron-storage disease 
 auxiliary storage 
 read-only storage 
 non-volatile storage 
 storage locker 
 storage battery 
 multiple virtual storage 
 push-down storage 
 virtual storage extended 
 storage area 
 virtual storage 
 volatile storage 
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the act of storing something
(hypernym) retention, keeping, holding
(hyponym) filing
(derivation) store
2. a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
(synonym) storehouse, depot, entrepot, store
(hypernym) depository, deposit, repository
(hyponym) granary, garner
3. the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
(hypernym) commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
(hyponym) cold storage
4. (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk
(hypernym) computer operation, machine operation
(hyponym) fragmentation
(classification) computer science, computing
5. an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
(synonym) memory, computer memory, computer storage, store, memory board
(hypernym) memory device, storage device
(hyponym) non-volatile storage, nonvolatile storage
(part-holonym) computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
(part-meronym) register
6. depositing in a warehouse
(synonym) repositing, reposition, warehousing
(hypernym) deposit, deposition
(hyponym) stockpiling
Storage Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Guide to Futures and Options Market Terminology : English-English
The cost to store commodities from one delivery month to another. Storage is one of the "carrying charges" associated with futures.
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Storage Engine, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Designs, manufactures sells and supports fault-tolerant enterprise storage solutions that protect and ensure access to an organization's critical data, which include high-performance, fault-tolerant storage subsystems; Direct attached storage, in which the storage device is connected directly to a server, in which the storage device
Storage Computer Corporation
Exchange: AMEX
Designs, manufactures, integrates and sells software-driven storage solutions which automate the management, tuning and migration of core business applications stored on multiple open systems servers.
STORAGE TECHNOLOGY CORP
Exchange: NYSE
Designs, manufactures, markets and services information storage and retrieval subsystems for high-performance and midrange computer systems and networks; Produces and develops software and network communication and random access products; And offers installation, maintenance, user support and consulting services.
STORAGE U S A INC
Exchange: NYSE
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Storage Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
1. The retention of data in any form, usually for the purpose of orderly retrieval and documentation. 2. A device consisting of electronic, electrostatic, electrical, hardware, or other elements into which data may be entered, and from which data may be obtained as desired. See also ammunition and toxic material open space; bin storage; bulk storage; igloo space; large-lot storage; medium-lot storage; open improved storage space; open unimproved wet space; small-lot storage.
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Storage Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Electrochemistry Dictionary
See energy storage.
Telecommunication Standard Terms
1. The retention of data in any form, usually for the purpose of orderly retrieval and documentation. [JP1] 2. A device consisting of electronic, electrostatic, electrical, hardware or other elements into which data may be entered, and from which data may be obtained, as desired. [JP1]
Storage Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
SAN Acronyms
A device used to store data; such as a disk or tape.
Storage Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Storage may refer to:


Storage of goods
  • Warehouse, a commercial building for storage of goods
  • Self storage, public storage facility
  • Mail storage, storage by mail or delivery service

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Storage Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
The keeping of goods in a warehouse
Storage Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
Temporary holding of waste pending treatment or disposal, as in containers, tanks, waste piles, and surface impoundments.
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Temporary holding of waste pending treatment or disposal, as in containers, tanks, waste piles, and surface impoundments.