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Noun: reservoir  're-zu(r),vwaa(r)
  1. A large or extra supply of something
    "a reservoir of talent"
  2. Lake used to store water for community use; a lake (natural or artificial) used to store water and used as a source of water
    - artificial lake, man-made lake
  3. Tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)
  4. Anything (a person, animal, plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
    "an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival";
    - source

Derived forms: reservoirs

Type of: lake, storage tank, supply, tank, thing

Part of: water, water supply, water system

Encyclopedia: Reservoir, Western Australia