warehousing(redirected from warehousings)
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1. A place in which goods or merchandise are stored; a storehouse.
2. A large, usually wholesale shop.
tr.v. (also -houz′) ware·housed, ware·hous·ing, ware·hous·es
1. To place or store in a warehouse, especially in a bonded or government warehouse.
2. To institutionalize (a person) in usually deficient housing and in conditions in which medical, educational, psychiatric, and social services are below par or absent: "has felt forced to warehouse hundreds of children in temporary shelters" (Justine Wise Polier).
ware′hous′er (-hou′zər) n.
(Stock Exchange) 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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|Noun||1.||warehousing - 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"|
stockpiling - accumulating and storing a reserve supply; "the stockpiling of war materials"