Repository commonly refers to a location for storage, often for safety or preservation.
Repository may also refer to:
- Repository clone, concept from distributed revision control
- Repository (publishing), real or virtual facility for the deposit of academic publications such as academic journal articles
- Repository Open Service Interface Definition, O.K.I. specification which defines the storing and retrieving of digital content
- The Repository, daily newspaper serving the greater Canton, Ohio area
- Component repository management, field of configuration management
- Deep geological repository for radioactive waste
- Information repository, developed to mitigate problems arising from data proliferation
- Institutional repository, universities create digital collections of an institution's scholarly research
- National repository, repository for academic publications
- National Mine Map Repository, U.S. government-run facility assuming the responsibility of storing information extracted from mining maps, including pictures of the actual maps
- Serum repository, facility which stores frozen serum for future retrieval and study
- Software repository, storage location from which software packages may be retrieved and installed on a computer
- Digital repository, also known as a virtual or digital library
- Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions, and politics, British periodical published 1809-1829, commonly called Ackermann's Repository
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repository — [ri päz′ə tôr΄ē] n. pl. repositories [LME repositorie < L repositorium < repositus, pp. of reponere, to put back < re , back + ponere, to place: see POSITION] 1. a box, chest, closet, or room in which things may be placed for safekeeping … English World dictionary
Repository — Re*pos i*to*ry (r[ e]*p[o^]z [i^]*t[ o]*r[y^]), n. [L. repositorium, repostorium: cf. OF. repositoire.] A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository. Locke. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
repository — I noun arsenal, bank, bursary, cache, chest, coffer, conservatory, container, depository, depot, garner, promptuary, receptacle, receptaculum, reservatory, reservoir, safe, storehouse, storeroom, treasurehouse, treasury, warehouse II index… … Law dictionary
Repository — [»Gefäß«, »Lager«, »Quelle«], eine Datenbank, in der Programmmodule (Modul) zentral verwaltet werden. Sie ist v. a. bei der gemeinsamen Entwicklung von Programmen durch mehrere Entwickler von Bedeutung (CASE) … Universal-Lexikon
repository — late 15c., vessel, etc., for storage, from L.L. repositorium store, in classical L., a stand on which food is placed, from reposit , pp. stem of reponere put away, store. Figurative use is recorded from 1640s … Etymology dictionary
repository — [n] warehouse archive, depository, depot, magazine, safe, stockroom, storage place, storehouse, store room, vault; concepts 435,439,449 … New thesaurus
repository — ► NOUN (pl. repositories) 1) a place or receptacle for storage. 2) a place where something is found in significant quantities. ORIGIN Latin repositorium, from reponere replace … English terms dictionary
Repository — Ein Repository (engl. für Lager, Depot, Quellen oder Archiv, Plural Repositories), auch Repositorium, ist ein verwaltetes Verzeichnis zur Speicherung und Beschreibung von digitalen Objekten. Bei den verwalteten Objekten kann es sich… … Deutsch Wikipedia
repository — re|pos|i|to|ry [rıˈpɔzıtəri US rıˈpa:zıto:ri] n plural repositories formal 1.) a place or container in which large quantities of something are stored = ↑store repository of/for ▪ a fire proof repository for government papers 2.) a person or book… … Dictionary of contemporary English
repository — [[t]rɪpɒ̱zɪtri, AM tɔːri[/t]] repositories 1) N COUNT: usu N for n A repository is a place where something is kept safely. [FORMAL] A church in Moscow became a repository for police files. Syn: store 2) N COUNT: usu N of n A repository of… … English dictionary