from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A room in which a store of goods or materials is kept.

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  • n. A location where a store keeps its stock (merchandise).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business


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  • The tall man had untied his one arm so he could drink his coffee, and Charlie was baptizing the stockroom floor with French roast with every gesture.

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  • The way we understand it this stockroom, which is located, in the basement of Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, at one point was in some way connected to the mail room.

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  • Mr Dermody also insisted that the decision to open a new site in Manchester does NOT mean the Preston site will become a "stockroom".


  • "To say Preston will become a stockroom is a bit derogatory.


  • She swiftly heads to the stockroom and proffers three pairs of jeans in my size.

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  • His entire stockroom was awash in greeting cards, diapers and seven years' worth of prescription files.

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  • But at least 17 people would fall ill and five would die — a photo editor at The Sun; two postal employees at a Washington, D.C., mail-processing center; a hospital stockroom clerk in Manhattan whose exposure to anthrax could never be fully explained; and a 94-year-old Connecticut widow whose mail apparently crossed paths with an anthrax letter somewhere in the labyrinth of the postal system.

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  • Policemen and firemen and this includes the women in those professions, security guards, safety monitors, sentries, detectives, officers, desk clerks and stockroom workers who work behind the scenes in our public utilities and municipal services: Thank you for your service.

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  • Even a productive sector like retail, for instance, can broaden its use of lean techniques from the stockroom to the storefront and continue to innovate.

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  • I found plenty of jobs working at an ice cream shop, a burger joint, and a Silicon Valley stockroom, but I didn't find inspiration, only a red-headed Cuban boy whose silence I mistook for depth.

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