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English definition of “storage”
/ˈstɔːrɪdʒ/ noun [U]
› the act of keeping things somewhere so that they can be used later, especially goods or energy supplies: storage of energy/goods/waste There must be proper plans in place for the storage of nuclear waste.a storage company/depot/facility A fire put the country's largest gas storage facility out of action. a storage bin/box/tank The contaminated petrol was traced to storage tanks at the terminal. long-term/short-term/temporary storage storage costs/capacity
in storage › if things are in storage, they are being kept somewhere until they are needed: There is a large amount of natural gas in storage for winter. Firms could run down the amount of goods kept in storage rather than making new ones.
› IT the process of saving and keeping information, music, etc. on a computer: For that price, customers of the web hosting service get 100 gigabytes of storage.a storage device/system Removable data storage devices have an increasingly large capacity. storage hardware/media/software storage capacity/space data/document/information storage computer/disk storage → See also self-storage, virtual storage