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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Repository  \Re*pos"i*to*ry\  (r?*p?z"?*t$*r?),  n.  [L. 
  repositorium  repostorium:  cf  OF  repositoire.] 
  A  place  where  things  are  or  may  be  reposited,  or  laid  up  for 
  safety  or  preservation;  a  depository.  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  repository 
  n  1:  a  place  where  things  can  be  deposited  for  safekeeping  [syn: 
  {depository},  {deposit}] 
  2:  a  person  to  whom  a  secret  is  entrusted  [syn:  {secretary}] 
  3:  a  burial  vault  (usually  for  some  famous  person)  [syn:  {monument}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  repository 
 
  1.    See  {data  dictionary}. 
 
  2.    The  core  of  a  {CASE}  tool,  typically  a  {DBMS} 
  where  all  development  documents  are  stored. 
 
  (1999-04-27) 
 
 




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