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cold storage

noun
1.
the storage of food, furs, etc., in an artificially cooled place.
2.
a condition of suspension of action or activity; abeyance.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for cold-storage

cold storage

noun
1.
the storage of things in an artificially cooled place for preservation
2.
(informal) a state of temporary suspension: to put an idea into cold storage
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Slang definitions & phrases for cold-storage

cold storage

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with cold-storage

cold storage

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