Meaning of “cold storage” in the English Dictionary

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"cold storage" in British English

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cold storagenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkəʊld ˈstɔː.rɪdʒ/ us /ˌkoʊld ˈstɔːr.ɪdʒ/

Examples from literature

  • All cold storage poultry should be frozen and should be sold to the consumer in a frozen condition. 
  • Before the days of cold storage, Australia and New Zealand could not export their mutton to European markets, though they could export their wool. 
  • I also put some in cold storage in May and I found that I would not have needed to put any in cold storage until May as they have kept just as nicely as those stored earlier. 
  • In fact cold storage at the usual temperatures seems to be injurious to scions. 
  • The modern invention of cold storage and its application in ships has created this great trade. 

(Definition of “cold storage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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