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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 (18 March 2015) :
(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,
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