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cold storage

the storage of food, furs, etc., in an artificially cooled place.
a condition of suspension of action or activity; abeyance.
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Examples for cold storage
  • The only business is fishing, but there is no cold storage or cannery.
  • The team also developed a way to stabilize the vaccine within the cartridges, eliminating the need for cold storage.
British Dictionary definitions for cold storage

cold storage

the storage of things in an artificially cooled place for preservation
(informal) a state of temporary suspension to put an idea into cold storage
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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