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storage US English

The action or method of storing something for future use

cold storage US English

The keeping of something in a refrigerator or other cold place for preservation

main storage US English

The total memory available to executing programs, equivalent to RAM on modern computers

self-storage US English

A system whereby individuals rent containers or units of space within a large warehouse to store possessions

storage ring US English

An approximately circular accelerator in which particles can be effectively stored by being made to circulate continuously at high energy

storage battery US English

A battery (or cell) used for storing electrical energy

storage device US English

A piece of computer equipment on which information can be stored

storage heater US English

An electric heater that accumulates heat in water or bricks during the night (when electricity is cheaper) and releases it during the day

working storage US English

A part of a computer’s memory that is used by a program for the storage of intermediate results or other temporary items

carbon capture and storage US English

The process of trapping carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels or any other chemical or biological process and storing it in such a way that it is unable to affect the atmosphere

storage cell in storage battery US English

A battery (or cell) used for storing electrical energy

virtual memory US English

Memory that appears to exist as main storage although most of it is supported by data held in secondary storage, transfer between the two being made automatically as required

virtual storage in virtual memory US English

Memory that appears to exist as main storage although most of it is supported by data held in secondary storage, transfer between the two being made automatically as required


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