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store·room

 (stôr′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A room in which things are stored.

storeroom

(ˈstɔːˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
1. (Building) a room in which things are stored
2. (Building) room for storing

store•room

(ˈstɔrˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈstoʊr-)

n.
a room in which supplies or other articles are stored.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storeroom - a room in which things are storedstoreroom - a room in which things are stored  
chandlery - a storeroom where candles are kept
lumber room - a storeroom in a house where odds and ends can be stored (especially furniture)
buttery, pantry, larder - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
stock room, stockroom - storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business
strongroom - a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept
Translations
مَخْزَن، مُسْتَوْدَع، عَنْبَر
vörugeymsla
shramba

storeroom

[ˈstɔːrʊm] Ndespensa f (Naut) → pañol m

storeroom

[ˈstɔːrruːm] nréserve f, magasin m

storeroom

[ˈstɔːˌrʊm] ndeposito; (for food) → dispensa

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.
References in classic literature ?
At least we may take the tablets from the walls, though the pillars are too heavy for us to handle; but there should be great storerooms filled with gold--gold that we can carry away upon our backs with ease.
The prospects were bad at present, for truckmen who worked in the storerooms said that these were piled up to the ceilings, so that the firm could not have found room for another week's output of cans.
From it a corridor leads to the pits of the palace, where there are storerooms containing food and drink.
There was a little storeroom, too, with a window, where they kept guns and saddles and tools, and old coats and boots.
Many of the latter were mounted in precious metals and set with colored stones and priceless gems, while thick upon the hides that covered the walls were golden ornaments similar to those worn by the girl and those which had filled the chests he had examined in the storeroom of Fosh-bal-soj, leading the Englishman to the conviction that all such were spoils of war or theft, since each piece seemed made for personal adornment, while in so far as he had seen, no Wieroo wore ornaments of any sort.
There was also much china standing on the tables, and still more was being brought in from the storeroom.
Our destination, Thuvia said, was a distant storeroom where arms and ammunition in plenty might be found.
Then he showed them the wards one after another, the storeroom, the linen room, then the heating stove of a new pattern, then the trolleys, which would make no noise as they carried everything needed along the corridors, and many other things.
There was but one room below the attic which Maggie had left unsearched; it was the storeroom, where her mother kept all her linen and all the precious "best things" that were only unwrapped and brought out on special occasions.
Part of his house was occupied by a great storeroom, where rats and mice held high revel.
On each side of it was a dark lumber closet or storeroom.
On the veranda that afternoon he broached the proposition of a chaperone as delicately as he could, explaining the necessity at Berande for such a body, a housekeeper to run the boys and the storeroom, and perform divers other useful functions.