storeroom

noun
store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of storeroom

1 : a room or space for the storing of goods or supplies

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In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Richard Vokes, The Conversation, "Thousands of recently discovered photographs document life in Uganda during Idi Amin’s reign," 25 June 2019 Salvator Mundi, the Leonardo da Vinci painting that was kept in a basement storeroom of the Dallas Museum of Art for most of 2012 before being returned to the New York art dealers who owned it, emerges as a character in The New Girl. Michael Granberry, Dallas News, "Daniel Silva's new novel features Leonardo da Vinci painting with a Dallas connection," 18 July 2019 In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Richard Vokes, The Conversation, "Thousands of recently discovered photographs document life in Uganda during Idi Amin’s reign," 25 June 2019 In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Richard Vokes, Quartz Africa, "A recently discovered trove of photos shows life in Uganda during Idi Amin’s troubled reign," 30 June 2019 Thirty Years Ago Three employees were locked in a storeroom and the manager was threatened at gunpoint during a 12:50 a.m. robbery of Reflections restaurant on Foothill Boulevard (where Dish operates today). Carol Cormaci, latimes.com, "La Cañada History: Kansas sixth-grader wins NASA rover-naming contest, visits JPL," 10 June 2019 New Haven Picture yourself in a storeroom, surrounded by unidentified paintings hundreds of years old. Cammy Brothers, WSJ, "‘Leonardo: Discoveries From Verrocchio’s Studio’ Review: Searching for a Master’s Hand," 15 Aug. 2018 Walmart employees can now use mobile devices to check whether an item is in stock and avoid trekking to distant storerooms. Christopher Rugaber, The Seattle Times, "U.S. retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers," 1 Jan. 2019 Customers and employees dove for cover and barricaded themselves inside storerooms and bathrooms as bullets flew. Michael Balsamo, The Seattle Times, "Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud," 23 July 2018

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First Known Use of storeroom

1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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storeroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of storeroom

: a room or space where things are stored

storeroom

noun
store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of storeroom

: a room for keeping things for future use

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