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From 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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the act of storing something
2: a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the
docks" [syn: storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage,
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,
From 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
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
(Or "memory") A device or medium 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), whether it is removeable or fixed and whether
it is writeable or read-only.
Some examples are DRAM, hard disk, CD-ROM, Flash
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