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A store is an enclosure for holding articles. It is usually secured from theft. One type of store to which the word is often applied is a store from where a retail business is run, otherwise known as a shop. See Retailer for the main article on this latter usage. Retailing services consist of the sale of goods/merchandise for personal or household consumption either from a fixed location (e. ...


Another common usage of the word store relates to the storage of munitions and other military materials. A munitions dump and a magazine can sometimes be referred to in this manner. Materiel (from the French for material) is the equipment and supplies in Military and commercial supply chain management. ... An ammunition dump, or ammo dump, is a military storage facility for live ammunition and explosives. ... Magazine can refer to: a periodical publication containing articles linked by a common writer, topic or interest. ...


The origin of the word store comes from the Vikings. The Storeroom is literally the "big room" (stor ruum). The name Viking is a loan from the native Scandinavian term for the Norse seafaring warriors who raided the coasts of Scandinavia, Europe and the British Isles from the late 8th century to the 11th century, the period of European history referred to as the Viking Age. ...


Derivative phrases

  • what's in store or what's stored up is a way of asking what events are scheduled or predicted to happen in the future

p.s. booga-booga-boo


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Store - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (143 words)
One type of store to which the word is often applied is a store from where a retail business is run, otherwise known as a shop.
Another common usage of the word store relates to the storage of munitions and other military materials.
The origin of the word store comes from the Vikings.
JavaMail API documentation: Class Store (813 words)
Store implementations are expected to use this method to broadcast StoreEvents.
Store implementations are expected to use this method to broadcast Folder events.
Store implementations are expected to use this method to broadcast Folder events indicating the renaming of folders.
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