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Warehouse

A building in which goods are stored, especially in large quantities and for commercial purposes. Warehouses may be used to store imports before they are distributed, commodities whose contracts are being traded, goods intended for retail sale, and many other purposes. Goods stored in warehouses may be owned by a company and sold to another for resale. Warehousing is an important part of many supply chains. See also: Wholesale.

warehouse

business premises used by a manufacturer to STORE both raw materials, components etc. (materials store) and final products (finished goods store), and by WHOLESALERS and RETAILERS to store finished products in the course of distribution to buyers. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT, AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, ORDER PROCESSING, PICK LIST.

warehouse

A commercial storage building. Zoning regulations and building codes may place restrictions on the placement and construction styles of warehouses. See bailment for the rights and responsibilities of parties.

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It was, they said, a storehouse of tribal memory, that for 1,000 years before the white man came, was revered as the final resting place of the great warrior spirits.
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A possible deal would come on the back of a recent agreement between Iceland and Storehouse through which Iceland supplies a range of own label food products to 10 BhS stores.
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Space is converted into a storehouse of memory in which an inventory of unconnected pieces is syntactically ordered as if it were a question of signs destined to form verbal constructions to which we are not accustomed.