repository

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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

  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 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) …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 repository — [n] warehouse archive, depository, depot, magazine, safe, stockroom, storage place, storehouse, store room, vault; concepts 435,439,449 …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 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

  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 repository — UK [rɪˈpɒzɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [rɪˈpɑzəˌtɔrɪ] noun [countable] Word forms repository : singular repository plural repositories 1) a place where large quantities of things are stored or kept safe a nuclear waste repository 2) a person, book, library etc… …

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  • 13 repository — I. noun (plural ries) Date: 15th century 1. a place, room, or container where something is deposited or stored ; depository 2. a side altar in a Roman Catholic church where the consecrated Host is reserved from Maundy Thursday until Good Friday 3 …

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  • 14 repository — /ri poz i tawr ee, tohr ee/, n., pl. repositories. 1. a receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or offered for sale: a repository for discarded clothing. 2. an abundant source or supply; storehouse: a repository of information. 3 …

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  • 15 repository — noun (C) 1 a place where things are stored in large quantities: a furniture repository 2 formal or humorous a person or book that gives a lot of information: Matthew is a repository of football statistics …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 repository — noun a repository for nuclear fuel he s a veritable repository of musical knowledge Syn: store, storehouse, depository; reservoir, bank, cache, treasury, fund, mine …

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  • 17 repository — Receptacle Re*cep ta*cle (r[ e]*s[e^]p t[.a]*k l), n. [F. r[ e]ceptacle, L. receptaculum, fr. receptare, v. intens. fr. recipere to receive. See {Receive}.] 1. That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as for examople …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Repository — Dépôt (informatique) En informatique, un dépôt ou référentiel (de l anglais repository), est un stockage centralisé et organisé de données. Ce peut être une ou plusieurs bases de données où les fichiers sont localisés en vue de leur distribution… …

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  • 19 repository — re·pos·i·to·ry ri päz ə .tōr ē adj of a drug designed to act over a prolonged period <repository penicillin> * * * re·pos·i·to·ry (re pozґĭ tor e) a place where something is stored; used in pharmacology to refer to the injection,… …

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  • 20 repository — noun Repository is used after these nouns: ↑waste …

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