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Changes in information storage and access are bound to impinge upon our historical memory. Goshgarian, Gary Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)One of the film crew suggested that we use a vacuum storage bag. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is secure bike storage and area few bikes guests can use. The Sun (2014)Once a larder was a chilly food storage room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When it arrived it was too large for the storage space available. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For decades electricity storage has been a holy grail for the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We still have no storage for toxic waste. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The staff were told to leave any data storage devices at their desks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are a couple of options to increase the insulation and keep the storage area. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Retail merchants also dislike handling the dirty containers and providing storage space for them. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The film taken by the drone is downloaded onto another computer via a tiny data storage device. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The liver is the main storage area for this vitamin. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Through a doorway and a small passage there was a room that had obviously been used for storage. Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)They would make power firms increase gas and electricity storage so supplies do not dwindle in a crisis. The Sun (2010)Next week new guidance on housing design standards will be published which will require proper waste storage in new homes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The whole of the north side of the ground floor was devoted to the preparation and storage of food and drink. Christina Hardyment Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)Here they have been put to good use for storage and as shower rooms and discreet passages linking front and back rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has a 10in screen and relies on memory sticks for storage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This saves on weight, but means that internal storage space is limited. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Areas linked to longer-term memory storage also fire up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The convenience of microwave cooking means microwave storage is up 50 per cent on the year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's worth reminding about safe food storage and preparation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Much of what I threw out concerned the storage of information. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The aim is to establish not-for-profit centres around the country for the collection, storage and distribution of pet blood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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British English: storage /ˈstɔːrɪdʒ/ NOUN
Storage is the process of keeping something in a particular place until it is needed.
Some of the space will at first be used for storage.
  • American English: storage
  • Arabic: مَخْزَن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: armazenagem
  • Chinese: 储存
  • Croatian: spremište
  • Czech: skladování
  • Danish: opbevaring
  • Dutch: opslag
  • European Spanish: almacenamiento
  • Finnish: varastointi
  • French: stockage
  • German: Lagerung
  • Greek: αποθήκευση
  • Italian: deposito
  • Japanese: 保管
  • Korean: 저장
  • Norwegian: lagring
  • Polish: przechowywanie
  • European Portuguese: armazenagem
  • Romanian: depozitare
  • Russian: хранение
  • Spanish: almacenamiento
  • Swedish: lagerförvaring
  • Thai: การเก็บ
  • Turkish: depo
  • Ukrainian: зберігання
  • Vietnamese: sự tích trữ


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