Cistern

Small tank or storage facility used to store water for a home or farm; often used to store rain water.

Cistern

A cistern (Middle English cisterne, from Latin cisterna, from cista, `box`, from Greek κίστη, kistê, `basket`) is a waterproof receptacle for holding liquids, usually water. Cisterns are often built to catch and store rainwater. Cisterns are distinguished from wells by their waterproof linings. Modern cisterns range in capacity from a fe...
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Cistern

Reservoir for water. Common in houses built prior to the fifties in the Midwest.
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Cistern

• (n.) An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids. • (n.) A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water.
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cistern

<cell biology> A closed, fluid-filled sac or vesicle found on a Golgi apparatus comprising the dictyosomes. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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cistern

(from the article `architecture, Western`) ...so well conceived that they served to protect the city against every assault until the Turks, supported by cannon, attacked with vastly superior ...
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cistern

(sis´tәrn) a closed space serving as a reservoir for lymph or other body fluids, especially one of the enlarged subarachnoid spaces containing cerebrospinal fluid. adj., cister´nal., adj.
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cistern

noun a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
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cistern

noun an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater
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Cistern

[neuroanatomy] In neuroanatomy, a cistern (Latin: `box`) is any opening in the subarachnoid space of the brain created by a separation of the arachnoid and pia mater. These spaces are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. Although the pia mater adheres to the surface of the brain, closely following the contours of its gyri and sulci, the arachno...
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Cistern

Cis'tern noun [ Middle English cisterne , Old French cisterne , French cisterne , from Latin cisterna , from cista box, chest. See Cist , and confer chest .] 1. An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids. 2....
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Cistern

A small collection pool constructed from rock or rot-resistant wood to help protect water quality in heavily used areas.
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Cistern

A tank used for storing water; usually positioned in the attic.
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CISTERN

An artifical reservoir for storing water. A toilet tank. This term is usually used in England.
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cistern

an artificial reservoir for storing liquids and especially water (as rainwater).
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Cistern

archaic or obsolete terms > General: An artificial reservoir for storing liquids, especially an underground tank for water. A water tank.
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Cistern

Means a fixed container for holding water at atmospheric pressure. It is normally fitted with a float operated valve and warning pipe.
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Cistern

Means a fixed container for holding water at atmospheric pressure, normally applied to the local water storage to flush a WC. It is normally fitted with a float operated valve and warning pipe.
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Cistern

Reservoir in the udder in which the milk is stored.
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Cistern

Small tank or storage facility used to store water for a home or farm; often used to store rain water.
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cistern

The final temporary storage area of milk in the udder.
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cistern

Type: Term Pronunciation: sis′tern Definitions: 1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid. 2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope. Synonyms:...
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Cistern

underground water storage tank that is intended for firefighting use in areas with inadequate water supply.
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cistern

[n] - a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet 2. [n] - an artificial reservoir for storing liquids
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