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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. Monday Pilenko:

    The price was the right one. Alternatives we discussed revolved around reservoir imaging and not acquisition issues.

  2. Anna Powell:

    While we cant draw firm conclusions on the exact antibiotic or pro-biotic regimen/duration, this study highlights that, yes, penile skin appears to be a reservoir for the bacteria that are associated with BV in women.

  3. Doug Hendrix:

    We’d like to see it entirely full. The last time the reservoir was entirely full was in the late 1990s, around 1998.

  4. Hosam Zowawi:

    Caves make excellent environments for bats and bats make excellent reservoir for many viruses. That is why virologists are studying bats from caves for their potential carriage for lethal viruses, such as Ebola and Nipah viruses, yet, it is also very important to consider that a very small portion of the caves on planet earth have been discovered and the microbial ecology of the discovered caves are heavily understudied.

  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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