Storage facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Storage means the act of keeping things and the place where you keep them.

That may be:

  • Small, mobile containers designed to hold food or other goods:
    • boxes, bottles, and cans
    • Food storage, containers such as Tupperware and Rubbermaid brands
    • Container (cargo), a shipping container, storage for cargo transport
    • Magazine (artillery), an item or place within which ammunition is stored
  • Larger containers typically designed to store special kinds of objects or substances:
    • Reservoir (water), an artificial lake
    • Storage tank
    • Dry cask storage, storing high-level radioactive waste
  • Special rooms, or parts of buildings, designed for storage:
  • Special buildings, or collections of buildings, designed to hold large objects, or a great many objects of a particular type:
    • Shed, Depot, Garage (house)
    • Warehouse, a commercial building for storage of goods
    • Self storage, public storage facility
    • Ammunition dump, a military storage facility for live ammunition and explosives
  • Devices designed to store and release electrical charge or energy:
  • Devices designed for information storage and retrieval:
  • Collections of stored information:
    • Archive, or archives – a collection of records
    • Books store the wisdom of the ages
    • Memory stores the record of experience

Related pages

  • Store
  • Hoarding
  • Storativity – a measure of storage

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