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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. Gilad Itach:

    It is difficult not to be impressed by the sight of the immense underground reservoir quarried out so many years ago, in antiquity, rainwater collection and storage was a fundamental necessity. With an annual rainfall of 500 millimeters( 20 inches), the region’s winter rains would easily have filled the huge reservoir.

  2. Terry Jones:

    Knowledge from the past can protect us in the present. When an animal or plant goes extinct, it isn't coming back. But mutations can re-occur or revert and viruses can mutate or spill over from the animal reservoir so there will always be another zoonosis( disease caused by viruses that jumped from animal hosts into human hosts).

  3. Alexander Haddow:

    I read all of his papers and the papers that came out of the lab, we owe our basic understanding of many arboviruses and their associated mosquito and reservoir species to them.

  4. Chelsea Peters:

    Several years of below-normal snowpack across the Intermountain West mountains that supply the Colorado River Basin will continue to increase the water supply stress, which was already in jeopardy due to population increase, we recently saw this impact reservoir storage and lake levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell. Within the last year, both Lake Powell and Lake Mead have observed their lowest reservoir storage levels in 30 years.

  5. Shi Zhengli:

    The unknown viruses that we have discovered are actually just the tip of the iceberg, if we want to protect humans from viruses or avoid a second outbreak of new infectious diseases, we must go in advance to learn of these unknown viruses carried by wild animals in nature and then give early warnings. If we dont study [ the viruses ], there will possibly be another outbreak, she added. Shi Zhengli is seen inside the P4 laboratory in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province, on February 23, 2017. ( AFP via Getty Images) A renowned virologist, Shi is best known for her work with bat coronaviruses at her lab at the Wuhan Institute of Virology( WIV). She discovered the natural bat reservoir for the SARS pathogen that spread in southern China from 2002 to 2003. Rumors in mid-April claimed that Shi had been.


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