noun (plural repositories)
- Her next task was to find a museum repository for her late husband's private art collection, a visual document of his enthusiasms.
- This exhibition features 22 major works acquired by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art directly from the artist in 1999, making the museum the largest repository of his works.
- The idea was dropped in rehearsal - but I imagine that Stepanov notations of La Bayadere are still in the Harvard library, now the repository of all the Sergeyev manuscripts.
- At particular risk are aquifers, underground repositories of water that are tapped by wells for agricultural irrigation and drinking water.
- There is an internet repository for your courses, should people feel the need to download them.
- Cache stores frequently used data in a repository close to the chip's execution units so that it can be processed faster than data stored in memory.
- This has just underscored the fact that multi-gigabyte data repositories can't move around anywhere near as easily as their users can.
- Forrest saw African American oral traditions as rich repositories of ritual and value, sources of meaning in the face of suffering and tragedy.
- He's the repository of our common history, and by that right, grand patron of the Bicentennial.
- Instead, we should see architectural residue from the past as a repository of vast physical, human, and cultural energy.
Late 15th century: from Old French repositoire or Latin repositorium, from reposit- 'placed back', from the verb reponere (see repose2).
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