a basin for holy water, as at the entrance of a church.
Scot. a pail or bucket.
Scot. and North England.
a drinking vessel, as a cup or tankard, of various sizes.
the amount it holds.
a small basin for holy water
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) Also stowp. a bucket or drinking vessel
noun, Botany. 1. any swollen plant part in which food is stored, as fruit, root, or tuber.
- Storage management services
storage (SMS) Software that enables network administrators to route backup data from various devices on a network to another device such as a server or a magnetic tape backup unit. This is done either to make use of a high-capacity storage system such as a tape juke-box or for disaster protection. (1996-02-18)
noun 1. shelf life. noun 1. the term or period during which a stored commodity remains effective, useful, or suitable for consumption: Many medicines have a very short shelf life. noun 1. the length of time a packaged food, chemical, etc, will last without deteriorating
- Storage heater
noun 1. an electric device capable of accumulating and radiating heat generated by off-peak electricity