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Synonyms for reservoir
ˈrɛz ərˌvwɑr, -ˌvwɔr, -ˌvɔr, ˈrɛz ə-reser·voir

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  1. reservoirnoun

    a large or extra supply of something

    "a reservoir of talent"

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  2. reservoir, artificial lake, man-made lakenoun

    lake used to store water for community use

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  3. reservoirnoun

    tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  4. reservoir, sourcenoun

    anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

    "an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival"

    Synonyms:
    origin, beginning, generator, author, informant, rootage, root, artificial lake, seed, reference, source, germ, man-made lake

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  1. reservoirnoun

    Synonyms:
    basin, cistern, tank

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How to use reservoir in a sentence?

  1. Doug Hollies:

    This expertise does not exist yet. Reservoir models are still being proven for thermal processes.

  2. Mehdi Benna:

    With our measurements, we could see exactly the water extracted from the moon in a very dynamic way by micrometeroid impacts, and by analyzing the data, see how much water was stored in the lunar reservoir and where it was going.

  3. Sherry Ross:

    Any tool you use on your body daily needs to be cleaned at least weekly, as the bathroom can be a reservoir for bacteria.

  4. Julie Sharman:

    We've lowered the level of the water in the reservoir by 200mm. We are obviously aiming to get that down considerably more.

  5. Colby Pellegrino:

    But( the pumping station) coming online is also a symbol of how serious the situation is on Colorado River right now, reservoir levels are lower than they've ever been in both Lake Powell and Lake Mead since the time that they filled.


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