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NOUN (6)

1. the act of storing something;

2. a depository for goods;
- Example: "storehouses were built close to the docks"
[syn: storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store]

3. the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials;

4. (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk;

5. an electronic memory device;
- Example: "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
[syn: memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board]

6. depositing in a warehouse;
- Example: "they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn"
- Example: "my car is in storage"
- Example: "publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"
[syn: repositing, reposition, storage, warehousing]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 store. [1913 Webster] Storage battery. (Physics) See the Note under Battery. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

storage n 1: the act of storing something 2: a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks" [syn: storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store] 3: the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials 4: (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk 5: an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached" [syn: memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board] 6: 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" [syn: repositing, reposition, storage, warehousing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

132 Moby Thesaurus words for "storage": RAM, admission, admission fee, allocation, anchorage, archives, armory, arsenal, assignment, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, brokerage, bunker, buttery, carfare, cargo dock, cellar, cellarage, charge, charges, chest, closet, cold storage, collocation, conservation, conservatory, cover charge, crate, crib, cupboard, custody, dead storage, demand, deployment, deposit, deposition, depository, depot, disk memory, disposition, dock, dockage, drawer, drum memory, dry storage, dues, dump, emplacement, entrance fee, exaction, exactment, exchequer, fare, fee, glory hole, godown, guardianship, high-speed memory, hire, hold, hutch, lading, library, license fee, loading, localization, locating, location, locker, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine, memory, memory tubes, packing, pilotage, pinpointing, placement, placing, portage, positioning, posting, preservation, putting, rack, repertory, reposition, repository, reservoir, rick, safekeeping, salvage, scot, scot and lot, shelf, shelf-room, shot, situation, spotting, stack, stack room, stationing, stock room, storage space, storage system, storage unit, store, storehouse, storeroom, stowage, supply base, supply depot, tank, tape memory, toll, towage, treasure house, treasure room, treasury, vat, vault, warehouse, warehousing, wharfage, wine cellar
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

storage (Or "memory") A device into which data can be entered, in which it can be held, and from which it can be retrieved at a later time. The distinguishing characteristics of a device are its capacity (the number of bytes it can hold), its access speed, whether it is volatile (loses data when the power is turned off), removeable and/or writeable. Common examples are DRAM, hard disk, CD-ROM, Flash memory. (2009-02-23)