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Definition of storage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the process of keeping something in a particular place until it is needed; the space where things can be kept tables that fold flat for storage There's a lot of storage space in the attic. food storage facilities We need more storage now. see also cold storage
  2. 2(computing) the process of keeping information, etc. on a computer; the way it is kept the storage and retrieval of information data storage
  3. 3the process of paying to keep furniture, etc. in a special building until you want it When we moved we had to put our furniture in storage for a while.
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