warehousing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From warehouse +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

warehousing (plural warehousings)

  1. The act of storing goods in a warehouse.
    • 1864, Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
      [] at San Francisco it is warehoused and reshipped to Liverpool, or other foreign market; and in exchange for this wheat, comes back the merchandise which has to pass through all these shipments, reshipments, warehousings, handlings, &c.
    • 1999, Philipp Blom, translating Geert Mak, Amsterdam: A Brief Life of the City, Vintage 2001, p. 90:
      Warehousing was vital in a time when storms, poor harvests and wars made supplies unreliable.

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Verb[edit]

warehousing

  1. present participle of warehouse