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cold storage:see refrigerationrefrigeration,
process for drawing heat from substances to lower their temperature, often for purposes of preservation. Refrigeration in its modern, portable form also depends on insulating materials that are thin yet effective.
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cold storage[¦kōld ′stȯr·ij]
The storage of perishables at low temperatures produced by refrigeration, usually above freezing, to increase storage life.
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hot and cold storageStorage that holds data based on its usage. Hot storage contains data that is frequently accessed, whereas cold storage holds data that are not used very much. Tape cartridges are commonly used for cold storage. In between is warm storage, and if the company is large enough, there may be a need for this third storage requirement. See HSM.
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