cold store
noun Date: 1895 a building for cold storage

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cold store — may refer to: Also known as a cool store, a warehouse the interior of which is maintained at below ambient temperature, typically well below freezing point. A convenience store in the Middle East especially in Bahrain where they are air… …   Wikipedia

  • cold store — n BrE a room that is kept very cold and used to store food, etc to keep it fresh …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold store — cold ,store noun count a cold room for storing food in a store or restaurant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cold store — cold stores N COUNT A cold store is a building or room which is artificially cooled so that food can be preserved in it. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • cold store — noun Etymology: short for cold storage : a building for cold storage * * * a refrigerated compartment or building for keeping foods, furs, etc., in cold storage. [1890 95; by back formation from COLD STORAGE] * * * cold store UK US noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold store — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cold store : singular cold store plural cold stores a cold room for storing food in a shop or restaurant …   English dictionary

  • cold-store — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: back formation from cold storage : to place or hold in cold storage the excess eggs are cold stored * * * /kohld stawr , stohr , stawr , stohr /, v.t., cold stored, cold storing. to store in cold storage …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold-store — /kohld stawr , stohr , stawr , stohr /, v.t., cold stored, cold storing. to store in cold storage. * * * …   Universalium

  • cold store — noun (C) a very cold room that is kept cold by a machine and used to store food, fur coats etc to keep them fresh or in good condition …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold store — a refrigerated compartment or building for keeping foods, furs, etc., in cold storage. [1890 95; by back formation from COLD STORAGE] * * * …   Universalium

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