stock·​room | \ ˈstäk-ˌrüm How to pronounce stockroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of stockroom

: a storage place for supplies or goods used in a business

Examples of stockroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An associate can check with a tablet the availability of a product in the store's stockroom, at a nearby store, within its national chain, or at the company's central warehouse. Forbes, 28 May 2021 Perhaps keep your stockroom full and have employees who hustle refill stock. Elie Y. Katz, Forbes, 26 May 2021 Should the changes go into effect, a supermarket could potentially decide — if all workers on a shift were fully vaccinated — to let employees in a stockroom work without a mask or physical distancing. Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2021 October 31, 2001 - Kathy Nguyen, a stockroom worker for the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, dies of inhalation anthrax. Cnn Editorial Research, CNN, 13 May 2021 Plus tomatoes in more colors, sizes, and styles than shoes in a Nordstrom stockroom. Beth Segal, cleveland, 30 Apr. 2021 Her soon-to-open storefront, which was already in the works, shifted from floral shop to grocery stockroom. Katie Strasberg Rousso, Southern Living, 26 Apr. 2021 The largest stores stock up to 50,000 different items, all shifting constantly between shelves and carts, stockrooms and promotional endcaps, orange crates and produce-display piles. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 17 Apr. 2020 Gordmans is hiring for full-time, part-time and temporary positions, which vary by store location and include sales associate, stockroom associate and others. William Thornton |, al, 25 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of stockroom

1825, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jun 2021

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“Stockroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stockroom

: a storage area for the supplies and goods that are used or sold in a business

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