reservoir

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geographical area draining into a river or reservoir catchment area , catchment basin , drainage area , drainage basin
artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater cistern
regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir faucet , spigot
pen that is supplied with ink from a reservoir in its barrel fountain pen
apparatus that extracts heat from a liquid that is at a higher temperature than its surroundings; can be used to transfer heat from a reservoir outside in order to heat a building heat pump
water pump that uses the kinetic energy of flowing water to force a small fraction of that water to a reservoir at a higher level hydraulic pump , hydraulic ram
largest reservoir in the United States; located in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona and formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River; the center of a recreational area Lake Mead
second largest reservoir in the United States; located in southern Utah and north central Arizona and formed by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River Lake Powell
largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River Lake Victoria , Victoria Nyanza
water channel for reservoir overflow spillway
oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine sump
any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being transmission mechanism
gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir water gage , water gauge , water glass
large reservoir for water water tower
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