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stor·age

 (stôr′ĭj)
n.
1.
a. The act of storing goods or the state of being stored.
b. A space for storing goods.
c. The price charged for keeping goods stored.
2. The charging or regenerating of a storage battery.
3. Computers The part of a computer that stores information for subsequent use or retrieval.

storage

(ˈstɔːrɪdʒ)
n
1. the act of storing or the state of being stored
2. space or area reserved for storing
3. (Commerce) a charge made for storing
4. (Computer Science) computing
a. the act or process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape, disk, etc
b. (as modifier): a storage device; storage capacity.

stor•age

(ˈstɔr ɪdʒ, ˈstoʊr-)

n.
1. the act of storing; the state or fact of being stored.
2. capacity or space for storing.
3. a place, as a room or building, for storing.
5. the price charged for storing goods.
[1605–15]

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storage - the act of storing somethingstorage - the act of storing something  
holding, retention, keeping - the act of retaining something
filing - preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.; "I have some filing to do"
2.storage - a depository for goodsstorage - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
dump - a place where supplies can be stored; "an ammunition dump"
garner, granary - a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
powder magazine, powder store, magazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
railhead - a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
treasure house - a storehouse for treasures
storage warehouse, warehouse - a storehouse for goods and merchandise
3.storage - the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
cold storage - refrigerated storage for preservation
stowing, stowage - the act of packing or storing away
tankage - the act of storing in tanks
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
4.storage - (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer operation, machine operation - an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform
fragmentation - (computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk; "fragmentation slows system performance because it takes extra time to locate and assemble the parts of the fragmented file"
5.storage - an electronic memory devicestorage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storage - the main memory in a virtual memory system
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
scratchpad - (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
6.storage - depositing in a warehousestorage - depositing in a warehouse; "they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn"; "my car is in storage"; "publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"
deposition, deposit - the act of putting something somewhere
stockpiling - accumulating and storing a reserve supply; "the stockpiling of war materials"
Translations
خَزْنمَخْزَن
skladováníuskladnění
opbevaring
varastointi
spremište
beraktározásraktározástártárolás
geymsla
保管
저장
uskladnenie
skladiščenje
lagerförvaring
การเก็บ
depodepolamamuhafaza etme
sự tích trữ

storage

[ˈstɔːrɪdʒ]
A. Nalmacenaje m, almacenamiento m (Comput) → almacenamiento m
to put sth into storage (in a warehouse) → almacenar algo; (furniture) → llevar algo a un guardamuebles
B. CPD storage battery Nacumulador m
storage capacity Ncapacidad f de almacenaje
storage charges NPLderechos mpl de almacenaje
storage heater Nacumulador m
storage room N (US) → trastero m
storage space Nlugar m para los trastos
storage tank N (for oil etc) → tanque m de almacenamiento; (for rainwater) → tanque m de reserva
storage unit N (= furniture) → armario m

storage

[ˈstɔːrɪdʒ] n
(= storing) [goods] → stockage m; [nuclear waste, toxic waste] → stockage m, entreposage m; [food, wine] → conservation f; [furniture] → entreposage m; [heat, electricity] → stockage m
Ask in advance what the cost of storage will be → Renseignez-vous à l'avance sur les frais d'entreposage.
(= space) (in house)rangement m
(COMPUTING)stockage mstorage heater nradiateur m électrique à accumulationstorage space nespace m de rangementstorage unit n (= furniture) → meuble m de rangement

storage

n (of goods, food)Lagerung f; (of books, documents, in household)Aufbewahrung f; (of water, electricity, data)Speicherung f, → Speichern nt; (= cost)Lagergeld nt; to put something into storageetw unterstellen, etw (ein)lagern ? cold storage

storage

:
storage battery
nAkkumulator m
storage capacity
n (of computer)Speicherkapazität f
storage charge
nLagergeld nt
storage density
n (Comput) → Speicherdichte f
storage device
n (Comput) → Speichereinheit f
storage disk
n (Comput) → Speicherplatte f
storage heater
n(Nachtstrom)speicherofen m
storage problems
plLagerungsprobleme pl; (in house) → Probleme plmit der Aufbewahrung, Platzmangel m
storage space
nLagerraum m; (in house) → Schränke und Abstellräume pl
storage tank
nVorratstank m

storage

[ˈstɔːrɪdʒ]
1. n (of goods, fuel) → immagazzinamento; (of heat, electricity) → accumulazione f; (of documents) → conservazione f (Comput) → memoria
to put sth into storage → immagazzinare qc
the cupboards provide ample storage → gli armadi offrono ampio spazio per tenere la roba

store

(stoː) noun
1. a supply of eg goods from which things are taken when required. They took a store of dried and canned food on the expedition; The quartermaster is the officer in charge of stores.
2. a (large) collected amount or quantity. He has a store of interesting facts in his head.
3. a place where a supply of goods etc is kept; a storehouse or storeroom. It's in the store(s).
4. a shop. The post office here is also the village store; a department store.
verb
1. to put into a place for keeping. We stored our furniture in the attic while the tenants used our house.
2. to stock (a place etc) with goods etc. The museum is stored with interesting exhibits.
ˈstorage (-ridʒ) noun
the act of storing or state of being stored. We've put our furniture into storage at a warehouse; The meat will have to be kept in cold storage (= stored under refrigeration).
ˈstorehouse, ˈstoreroom nouns
a place or room where goods etc are stored. There is a storeroom behind the shop.
in store
1. kept or reserved for future use. I keep plenty of tinned food in store for emergencies.
2. coming in the future. There's trouble in store for her!
set (great) store by
to value highly (eg a person's approval etc).
store up
to collect and keep (for future need). I don't know why she stores up all those old magazines.

storage

مَخْزَن skladování opbevaring Lagerung αποθήκευση almacenamiento varastointi stockage spremište deposito 保管 저장 opslag lagring przechowywanie armazenagem хранение lagerförvaring การเก็บ depo sự tích trữ 储存
References in classic literature ?
At the period of our arrival at the Island, the heaviest storage of the Pequod had been almost completed; comprising her beef, bread, water, fuel, and iron hoops and staves.
It was too dark in these storage places to see well, but a man could run his hand over these piles of meat and sweep off handfuls of the dried dung of rats.
All the power that creates this artificial daylight is generated at a single station, and let flow to twenty-five storage centres.
As a matter of fact, the new-laid egg is but little larger than an ordinary goose egg, and as it does not commence to grow until subjected to the light of the sun the chieftains have little difficulty in transporting several hundreds of them at one time from the storage vaults to the incubators.
It had been used for the storage of wood, but the billets, which had evidently been littered over the floor, were now piled at the sides, so as to leave a clear space in the middle.
It was a windowless erection used for storage, and from the open door there floated into the obscurity a mist of yellow radiance, which at first Tess thought to be illuminated smoke.
It was a vast busy space stretching away northward as far as he could see, methodically cut up into numbered sheds, gasometers, squad encampments, storage areas, interlaced with the omnipresent mono-rail lines, and altogether free from overhead wires or cables.
He would rebuild and enlarge the cabin of his birth, constructing storage houses where he would make the apes lay away food when it was plenty against the times that were lean--a thing no ape ever had dreamed of doing.
It's all I can do to tear myself away from the table when I know I'm full to bustin' and ain't got storage for another bite.
As a member of the faculty he was known as "Cold- Storage.
And all of them are thralls by virtue of the fact that the trusts already own or control (which is the same thing only better)--own and control all the means of marketing the crops, such as cold storage, railroads, elevators, and steamship lines.
Her interior was wholly rebuilt, so that the hold became main-cabin and staterooms, while abaft amidships were installed engines, a dynamo, an ice machine, storage batteries, and, far in the stern, gasoline tanks.