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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wair-hou-zing]
    • /ˈwɛərˌhaʊ zɪŋ/
    • /ˈweə.haʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wair-hou-zing]
    • /ˈwɛərˌhaʊ zɪŋ/

Definitions of warehousing word

  • noun warehousing an act or instance of a person or company that warehouses something. 1
  • noun warehousing the pledging as security, to a commercial bank, of a long-term mortgage for a short-term loan. 1
  • noun plural warehousing a building, or a part of one, for the storage of goods, merchandise, etc. 1
  • noun plural warehousing British. a large retail store. 1
  • noun plural warehousing a building, or a part of one, in which wholesalers keep large stocks of merchandise, which they display and sell to retailers. 1
  • verb with object warehousing to place, deposit, or store in a warehouse. 1

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Origin of warehousing

First appearance:

before 1785
One of the 44% newest English words
First recorded in 1785-95; warehouse + -ing1

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Parts of speech for Warehousing


warehousing popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

warehousing usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with warehousing

  • what is a data warehousing?

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