stockpile


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

stockpile

(stŏk′pīl″)
To withhold from immediate use; to maintain in storage for future needs. In many countries stockpiles of food rations, medications, or vaccines are maintained by governmental agencies in anticipation of future public health needs.
References in periodicals archive ?
The optimal stockpile allocations under moderate and severe pandemic scenarios are qualitatively, but not quantitatively, similar (Figure 3).
We look forward to initiatives in ASEAN to develop oil stockpiles on a voluntary basis,'' the statement said.
However, if a significant problem crops up in the stockpile, "it would be irresponsible not to make a recommendation to test.
The openness requirement of the DOE/JASON version of stockpile stewardship runs counter to the currently perceived need for substantially increased security of nuclear weapons information.
H4: In response to a price deal, households are more likely to stockpile when the brand is infrequently promoted than when it is frequently promoted.
John DeLong, president of Hawaiian Cement agrees, "For the first time, our supervisors and managers have a tool to quickly, inexpensively and accurately measure stockpile tonnage at the end of the month or even at the end of their shifts.
Baxter has supplied stockpiles of vero cell-derived smallpox vaccine to the U.
Of particular concern is the fact that these stocks have never been subjected to testing for adventitious agents, whereas a new vaccine intended to supplement the existing stockpile has been thoroughly tested (1).
By sticking to Teri's List, your need list gets smaller as your stockpile grows,'' Gault said.
I don't know, because it was the stockpile that presented the final little piece that made it more of a real and present danger and threat to the region and to the world.
As of the end of March, the private sector in Japan had a crude oil stockpile amounting to 78 days worth of consumption.
It has a stockpile of the nerve agent sarin and is engaged in research and development of the more toxic and persistent nerve agent VX.