Repository



noun, plural repositories.
1.
a receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or offered for sale:
a repository for discarded clothing.
2.
an abundant source or supply; storehouse:
a repository of information.
3.
a burial place; sepulcher.
4.
a person to whom something is entrusted or confided.
5.
Chiefly British. warehouse.
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a place or container in which things can be stored for safety
2.
a place where things are kept for exhibition; museum
3.
a place where commodities are kept before being sold; warehouse
4.
a place of burial; sepulchre
5.
a receptacle containing the relics of the dead
6.
a person to whom a secret is entrusted; confidant

1. See data dictionary.
2. The core of a CASE tool, typically a DBMS where all development documents are stored.
(1999-04-27)

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