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Meaning of STORAGE

Pronunciation:  'stowrij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  depositing in a warehouse
  2. [n]  the act of storing something
  3. [n]  the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
  4. [n]  an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
  5. [n]  a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
  6. [n]  (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk

STORAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: computer memory, computer storage, depot, entrepot, memory, memory board, repositing, reposition, store, storehouse, warehousing
 See Also: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, computer, computer hardware, computer operation, computing device, computing machine, data processor, deposit, deposit, deposition, depository, electronic computer, filing, fixed storage, fragmentation, garner, granary, hardware, holding, information processing system, keeping, machine operation, magazine, memory device, nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage, powder magazine, powder store, railhead, read-only memory, read-only storage, real storage, register, repository, retention, ROM, scratchpad, stockpiling, storage device, storage warehouse, stowage, stowing, tankage, treasure house, virtual memory, virtual storage, volatile storage, warehouse



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

2. Space for the safe keeping of goods.

3. The price changed for keeping goods in a store.

{Storage battery}. (Physics) See the Note under {Battery}.

Computing Dictionary

(Or "memory") A device into which data can be entered, in which they can be held, and from which they can be retrieved at a later time.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Detention or retention of water for future flow, naturally in channel and marginal soils or artificially in reservoirs.