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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More than a century later, in 1927, another Senate clerk named Harold Hufford entered one of those basement storerooms. baltimoresun.com, "Interactive quiz: Could you pass the PARCC standardized tests?," 27 Aug. 2019 In that era of post-Soviet economic depression, many families short on money grew their own food, transforming their kitchens into storerooms of pickled vegetables, dried mushrooms and sacks of homegrown potatoes. Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, "Russians Pull Out Credit Cards, and Consumer Debt Spirals," 5 Aug. 2019 Presumably a member of the wealthy family that owned Pompeii’s great emporium, she was found in the building’s storeroom alongside 60 other Vesuvius victims. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "From Baked Dormouse to Carbonized Bread, 300 Artifacts Show What Romans Ate," 27 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 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

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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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