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Definition 1: the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials - [noun denoting act]

(storage is a kind of ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

(... is a kind of storage ) refrigerated storage for preservation

(... is a kind of storage ) the act of packing or storing away

(... is a kind of storage ) the act of storing in tanks

Definition 2: the act of storing something - [noun denoting act]

(storage is a kind of ...) the act of retaining something

(... is a kind of storage ) preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.

"I have some filing to do"

Definition 3: depositing in a warehouse - [noun denoting act]

Samples where storage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for storage in the sense of this definition

(storage is a kind of ...) the act of putting something somewhere

(... is a kind of storage ) accumulating and storing a reserve supply

"the stockpiling of war materials"

Definition 4: a depository for goods - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where storage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • storehouses were built close to the docks

Synonyms for storage in the sense of this definition

(storage is a kind of ...) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

(... is a kind of storage ) a place where supplies can be stored

"an ammunition dump"

(... is a kind of storage ) a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

(... is a kind of storage ) a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored

(... is a kind of storage ) a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution

(... is a kind of storage ) a storehouse for treasures

(... is a kind of storage ) a storehouse for goods and merchandise

Definition 5: an electronic memory device - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where storage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached

Synonyms for storage in the sense of this definition

(storage is a kind of ...) (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system

(storage is a kind of ...) a device that preserves information for retrieval

(... is a kind of storage ) computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a kind of storage ) (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information

(... is a kind of storage ) the main memory in a virtual memory system

(... is a kind of storage ) (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed

(... is a kind of storage ) computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off

(storage is a part of ...) (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

(... is part of storage) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 6: (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk - [noun denoting process]

(storage is a kind of ...) an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform

(... is a kind of storage ) (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"

(storage belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

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