store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of storeroom

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

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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 Customers and employees frantically dove for cover and barricaded themselves inside storerooms and bathrooms as bullets flew. Michael Balsamo, Fox News, "Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud," 23 July 2018 In the basement of Carnegie Observatories sits a storeroom filled with plates of glass. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "The First Evidence of Exoplanets Was Recorded in 1917," 7 Nov. 2017 In the storerooms of the Genoa cruise ships there was always plenty of caviar; the storage lockers of high-class cruise lines often contained a ton or more of sturgeon eggs. David Samuels, Town & Country, "One Bad Egg," 18 Oct. 2013 Weekend watchmen were outwitted by thieves who drilled through the walls or otherwise broke into the storerooms to extricate prized crates of garlic worth thousands of dollars. Sean Patrick Cooper, The New Republic, "Is America Ready for the Next Superstorm?," 4 June 2018 How a $30 Million Renaissance Masterpiece Was Found A handful of clues tipped off an Italian museum that a painting in its storeroom was a treasure by Mantegna, valued at $30 million, not $30,000. Kelly Crow, WSJ, "Cleveland Hopes to Become the Next Venice," 11 July 2018 After a few minutes, the fire began to flash aggressively in the ceiling space above their heads, flooding the storeroom with smoke and flames, stranding nine firefighters as their oxygen ran low. Nathan J. Fish, azcentral, "Lessons from Phoenix firefighter's 2001 death influenced way crews handled Safeway fire," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of storeroom

1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of storeroom was in 1685

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English Language Learners Definition of storeroom

: a room or space where things are stored


store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of storeroom

: a room for keeping things for future use

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