HyperDic: storage

English > 6 senses of the word storage:
NOUNactstoragethe act of storing something
artifactstorage, storehouse, depot, entrepot, storea depository for goods
actstoragethe commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
processstorage(computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic ... / magnetic tape or disk
artifactstorage, memory, computer memory, computer storage, store, memory boardan electronic memory device
actstorage, repositing, reposition, warehousingdepositing in a warehouse
storage > pronunciation
Soundsstao'rahjh; stao'rihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of storing something.
Narrowerfilingpreservation and methodical arrangement as of documents / documents and papers etc.
Broaderretention, keeping, holdingThe act of retaining something
Spanishalmacenaje, almacenamiento
Verbsstorekeep or lay aside for future use
storefind a place for and put away for storage
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA depository for goods.
Synonymsstorehouse, depot, entrepot, store
NarrowerdumpA place where supplies can be stored
granary, garnerA storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
magazine, powder store, powder magazineA storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
railheadA railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
treasure houseA storehouse for treasures
warehouse, storage warehouseA storehouse for goods and merchandise
Broaderdepository, deposit, depositary, repositoryA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
Spanishalmacén, depósito
Catalanmagatzem
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials.
Narrowercold storagerefrigerated storage for preservation
stowage, stowingThe act of packing or storing away
tankageThe act of storing in tanks
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Spanishalmacenaje
Catalanemmagatzematge
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 4, process
Meaning(computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic ... / magnetic tape or disk.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerfragmentation(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk
Broadercomputer operation, machine operationAn elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform
Spanishalmacenamiento
Catalanemmagatzematge
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn electronic memory device.
Synonymsmemory, computer memory, computer storage, store, memory board
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Partsregister(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
Narrowernon-volatile storage, nonvolatile storagecomputer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
read-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storageThe main memory in a virtual memory system
scratchpad(computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory
volatile storagecomputer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
Broaderhardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishalmacenamiento computacional, almacenamiento, almacenar, almacén, memoria computacional, memoria, tarjeta de memoria
Catalanmagatzem, memòria
English > storage: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningDepositing in a warehouse.
Example "my car is in storage"
Synonymsrepositing, reposition, warehousing
Narrowerstockpilingaccumulating and storing a reserve supply
Broaderdeposit, depositionThe act of putting something somewhere
Spanishacopio, almacenado, almacenaje, almacenamiento, depósito, reposición
Catalanemmagatzemament, emmagatzematge

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