warehouse

Lemma

warehouse

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

Building where wines packed in cases are stocked (awaiting sale). 1

Nota

Warehousing is the storage of goods for profit. The physical location, the warehouse, is a storage facility that receives goods and products for the eventual distribution to consumers or other businesses. A warehouse is also called a distribution center. Warehouse management is the process of coordinating the incoming goods, the subsequent storage and tracking of the goods, and finally, the distribution of the goods to their proper destinations. 2

Contesto

For more than 30 years Wine Warehouse has been committed to the marketing and distribution of quality beverages. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[’weəhaʊs] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

mid-14c., from ware + house.

ware = "manufactured goods, goods for sale," O.E. waru, probably originally "object of care, that which is kept in custody," from P.Gmc.*waro (cf. Swed. vara, Dan. vare, O.Fris. were, M.Du. were, Du. waar, M.H.G., Ger. ware "goods"); related to O.E. wær "aware, cautious".

house = O.E. hus "dwelling, shelter, house," from P.Gmc. *husan (cf. O.N., O.Fris. hus, Du. huis, Ger. Haus), of unknown origin, perhaps connected to the root of hide. 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica.

Data della scheda
Sat Jul 9 16:47:37 2011
Autore

Camilla Lupo, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : AA.VV., Dizionario del vino Moët & Chandon Internazionale, Bologna, Edagricole, 1996, p. 133.

2 : http://www.enotes.com/management-encyclopedia/warehousing-warehouse-management, (10/06/2011)

3 : http://www.winewarehouse.com/, (10/06/2011)

4 : http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/learner-english/warehouse?q=warehouse, (12/10/2011)

5 : http://www.etymonline.com, (10/06/2011)

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