storage


storage
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.

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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. [1913 Webster] 2. Space for the safe keeping of goods. [1913 Webster] 3. The price changed for keeping goods in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • storage — index arsenal, cache (storage place), coffer, conservation, cumulation, depository, preservation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Will …   Law dictionary

  • storage — [stɔʀaʒ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1969, cit.; mot angl., de to store « emmagasiner ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Techn. Mise en réserve, en mémoire (par une machine). 0 Car il manque à la machine la plasticité d intégration, qui est l aspect vital de la mémoire par lequel… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • storage — [stôr′ij] n. 1. a storing or being stored 2. a) a place or space for storing goods b) the cost of keeping goods stored 3. the charging of a storage battery so as to make possible the subsequent generation of electricity 4. Comput. MEMORY …   English World dictionary

  • storage — 1610s, from STORE (Cf. store) (v.) + AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • storage — ► NOUN 1) the action of storing. 2) space available for storing. 3) a charge for storing things in a warehouse …   English terms dictionary

  • storage — The cost to store commodities from one delivery month to another. Storage is one of the carrying charges associated with futures. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary * * * storage stor‧age [ˈstɔːrɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] 1. the act of keeping or… …   Financial and business terms

  • storage — /stawr ij, stohr /, n. 1. the act of storing; state or fact of being stored: All my furniture is in storage. 2. capacity or space for storing. 3. a place, as a room or building, for storing. 4. Computers. memory (def. 11). 5. the price charged… …   Universalium

  • Storage — The term Storage may refer to:* Warehouse, a commercial building for storage of goods * Self storage, public storage facility * Food storage, containers such as Tupperware and Rubbermaid brands * Storage tank * Dry cask storage, storing high… …   Wikipedia

  • storage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ safe, secure ▪ the safe storage of nuclear weapons ▪ cold, dry ▪ long term, temporary …   Collocations dictionary

  • storage — [[t]stɔ͟ːrɪʤ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT If you refer to the storage of something, you mean that it is kept in a special place until it is needed. ...the storage of toxic waste... Some of the space will at first be used for storage... The collection has… …   English dictionary