cold store

noun

Definition of cold store

: a building for cold storage

Examples of cold store in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Moreover, fuel shortages threaten to close down cold stores in 22 governorates, Mr. Boulierac added, risking damage to vaccines needed for thousands of children and worth millions of dollars. Ben Hubbard And Nick Cumming-bruce, New York Times, "Rebels in Yemen Fire Second Ballistic Missile at Saudi Capital," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of cold store

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Cold store.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cold%20store. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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