in cold storage

in cold storage

In a hiatus or state of delayed or procrastinated action. Unified action to deal with climate change has been in cold storage since the summit. They put our project in cold storage for the time being, citing budgetary concerns and a lack of faith in its sales.
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in cold storage

dead; in a state of death. (Alludes to the actual storage of certain things, such as fur coats, in cold storerooms.) Tom gets paid for putting his subjects in cold storage. Poor old Jed is in cold storage.
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in cold storage

In a state of abeyance or postponement. For example, We can't consider these design changes now; let's put them in cold storage for a year or so . This expression alludes to the literal storage of food, furs, or other objects in a refrigerated place. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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in cold storage

mod. dead; in a state of death. Rocko gets paid for putting his subjects in cold storage.
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The JV firm's initial mission is a 67% purchase in cold storage company based in Jakarta, with additional cold storages in other cities to follow.
We have a strong base in Thailand and we have made investments in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia, but this deal with Samudera marks a major milestone in the campaign to grow our presence in Indonesia, initially investing in cold storage businesses, given the currently high demand for cold storage space.
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Driven by the increasing affluence of the middle classes, who have a growing appetite for quality frozen packaged foodstuffs, China is seeing a burgeoning demand for cold chain services, with fixed asset investment in cold storage reaching more than RMB 100 billion in 2013 - representing a year-on-year increase of 24.2%1.
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Business in cold storage service offering place to keep goods fresh serves to support a number of business in other sectors such as food processing industry, fishery industry, retail chains, restaurant chains and importers of meat, etc.
This directory is aimed at assisting companies to locate contractors and suppliers to construct plants, warehouses and other facilities where expertise in cold storage design and construction is needed.
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He suspects that, in cold storage, the starch also helps to flush out the organ better by keeping the vascular areas dilated.
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We are already executing orders accumulating 1.5MWp in cold storages and expecting to close another 1.5MWp by April 2018.
Data from the attached agency of the Department of Agriculture also showed the volume of frozen pork in cold storages as of January 1 expanded 10.73 percent to 24,443.76 MT, from 22,074.043 recorded in the same period last year.
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