What does storage mean?

Definitions for storage
ˈstɔr ɪdʒ, ˈstoʊr-stor·age

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word storage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. storagenoun

    the act of storing something

  2. storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, storenoun

    a depository for goods

    "storehouses were built close to the docks"

  3. storagenoun

    the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials

  4. storagenoun

    (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk

  5. memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory boardnoun

    an electronic memory device

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

  6. repositing, reposition, storage, warehousingnoun

    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"


  1. storagenoun

    The act of storing goods or the state of being stored

    There's a lot of storage space in the loft.

  2. storagenoun

    A place for storing goods

  3. storagenoun

    The price charged for storing goods

  4. storagenoun

    That part of a computer, such as disks, where data is stored for longer-term retrieval than from memory.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Storagenoun

    the act of depositing in a store or warehouse for safe keeping; also, the safe keeping of goods in a warehouse

  2. Storagenoun

    space for the safe keeping of goods

  3. Storagenoun

    the price changed for keeping goods in a store

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'storage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3299

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'storage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4643

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'storage' in Nouns Frequency: #1399

Anagrams for storage »

  1. toerags

  2. garotes

  3. tagsore

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of storage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of storage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of storage in a Sentence

  1. Scott Morrison:

    Gas can help us bridge the gap while our investments in batteries, hydrogen and pumped hydro energy storage bring these technologies to economic parity with traditional energy sources.

  2. Stephanie Lewis:

    There are hundreds of commodities that are sitting in storage, waiting to be shipped.

  3. Chief Financial Officer Pierre Breber:

    We will come out of this crisis, but we will come out with inventories pretty full because there's so much oil and products in storage.

  4. Edsger W. Dijkstra:

    The argument against recursive procedures was always an efficiency argument: non-re-entrant code could be executed so much more efficiently. But with the advent of multiprogramming another need for felxible storage allocation has emerged. And if there are still machines in which the use of recursive routines is punished by too heavy a penalty, then I would venture the opinion that the structure of such a machine should now be called somewhat old-fashioned.

  5. Judith Lupo Wold:

    So if one gets the flu, they all get it, or if there is poor food storage, salmonella could be a problem.

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Translations for storage

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  • تخزينArabic
  • lagerDanish
  • Lager, Speicherung, Lagerung, SpeicherGerman
  • almacén, bodega, almacenaje, depósito, almacenamientoSpanish
  • حافظهPersian
  • varasto, tiedontallennusväline, varastointiFinnish
  • stockageFrench
  • tárolás, tárolóHungarian
  • penyimpananIndonesian
  • accumulo, immagazzinamento, memorizzazione, deposito, magazzino, ConservazioneItalian
  • אִחסוּןHebrew
  • 貯蔵, 保管, ストレージJapanese
  • ಸಂಗ್ರಹಣೆKannada
  • reponoLatin
  • putungaMāori
  • opslagruimte, opslagDutch
  • lagerNorwegian
  • przechowywaniePolish
  • armazenagem, armazenamentoPortuguese
  • depozit, acumulare, depozitare, înmagazinare, stocare, magazie, memorare, rezervorRomanian
  • хранилище, ЗУ, запоминающее устройство, плата за хранение, память, склад, сохранение, хранение, накопительRussian
  • lagerutrymme, magasinsutrymme, lagring, lager, magasinering, förråd, förvaring, magasinshyra, magasinSwedish

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