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the act of storing; state or fact of being stored:
All my furniture is in storage.
capacity or space for storing.
a place, as a room or building, for storing.
Computers. memory (def 11).
the price charged for storing goods.
the act of storing or the state of being stored
space or area reserved for storing
a charge made for storing

the act or process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape, disk, etc
(as modifier): a storage device, storage capacity

storage stor·age (stôr’ĭj)
The second of three stages in the memory process, involving mental processes associated with retention of stimuli that have been registered and modified by encoding.
stop on a dime
(Or “memory”) A device into which data can be entered, in which it can be held, and from which it can be retrieved at a later time. The distinguishing characteristics of a device are its capacity (the number of bytes it can hold), its access speed, whether it is volatile (loses data when the power is turned off), removeable and/or writeable. Common examples are DRAM, hard disk, CD-ROM, Flash memory.
see: in cold storage


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