cold storage

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

cold storage

noun

: the state of being kept in a cold place for later use

Full Definition of COLD STORAGE

1
:  storage (as of food) in a cold place for preservation
2
:  a condition of being held or continued without being acted on :  abeyance

Examples of COLD STORAGE

  1. food that has been taken out of cold storage
  2. <the president's domestic programs had been in cold storage while he attended to a string of international crises>

First Known Use of COLD STORAGE

1877

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