storage


storage
noun
ADJECTIVE
safe, secure

the safe storage of nuclear weapons

cold, dry
long-term, temporary
additional, extra
disk

the available disk storage capacity

food, fuel, water, etc.
data, information, etc.
VERB + STORAGE
put sth in, put sth into

The strawberries are put into cold storage for several months.

take sth out of
provide
be used for

The side rooms are used for storage.

STORAGE + NOUN
facilities
device, medium, system

digital storage devices

area, capacity, space
building, depot, room, shed, site
cabinet, compartment, cupboard, locker, unit

a handy storage compartment below the oven

bin, container, jar, tank, vessel
heater (BrE)
battery (AmE)
costs
life

The cheese has a storage life of two months.

PREPOSITION
in storage

All their furniture is in storage until they come back from Africa.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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