STOR


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Related to STOR: store, story, SWTOR, JSTOR
AcronymDefinition
STORShort Term Operating Reserve (electric power network; National Grid; UK)
STORStatistics and Operations Research (various locations)
STORSummary Time-Oriented Record (various oganizations)
STORStraight-Thread O-Ring
STORSegment Table Origin Register (computing)
STORSystematic Terminators of Religion (gaming clan)
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From this time forth no one invited the cat to be godmother, but when the winter had come and there was no longer anything to be found outside, the mouse thought of their provision, and said: 'Come, cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored up for ourselves--we shall enjoy that.' 'Yes,' answered the cat, 'you will enjoy it as much as you would enjoy sticking that dainty tongue of yours out of the window.' They set out on their way, but when they arrived, the pot of fat certainly was still in its place, but it was empty.
And in the biggest canoe house, the club house of the stags, where no Mary might come under penalty of death by torture, the captives were stored.
"See, my lords," she said, holding the light before her, "those who stored the treasure here fled in haste, and bethought them to guard against any who should find the secret of the door, but had not the time," and she pointed to large square blocks of stone, which, to the height of two courses (about two feet three), had been placed across the passage with a view to walling it up.
Next there came into sight, stored one on the other to the arch of the roof, a splendid collection of elephant-tusks.
There is always sufficient reserve of the ninth ray stored in the great building to maintain the present Martian atmosphere for a thousand years, and the only fear, as my new friend told me, was that some accident might befall the pumping apparatus.
Give him his share of the food and fuel still stored in the boat, and Frank may live through it.
Fabre has lately shown good reason for believing that although the Tachytes nigra generally makes its own burrow and stores it with paralysed prey for its own larvae to feed on, yet that when this insect finds a burrow already made and stored by another sphex, it takes advantage of the prize, and becomes for the occasion parasitic.
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.'
But there are other things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
And let the main part of the ground, employed to gardens or corn, be to a common stock; and to be laid in, and stored up, and then delivered out in proportion; besides some spots of ground, that any particular person will manure for his own private.
At first we stored only water in the gourds--in imitation of old Marrow-Bone.
The racking and pitiless pain of it remains stored up in my memory alongside the memory of the time that I had my teeth fixed.