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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛz.ə.vwɑː(ɹ)/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛz.ə(ɹ).vwɑɹ/, /ˈɹɛz.ə(ɹ).vwɔɹ/, /ˈɹɛz.ə(ɹ).vɔɹ/
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reservoir (plural reservoirs)
- A place where anything is kept in store.
- 1842, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Lady Anne Granard, volume 2, page 226:
- Notwithstanding the way in which she had, in what she termed "the delicacy of her feelings," contrived to pour the receipts of the fancy fair into one reservoir, the duke and several other persons complimented Lady Anne very much on the superior beauty and value of her articles,...
- 2013, Siloxanes—Advances in Research and Application (page 42)
- Within a printer cartridge, ink is typically stored in an ink reservoir and is deposited onto media through a print head.
- A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.
- A small intercellular space, often containing resin, essential oil, or some other secreted matter.
- A supply or source of something.
- 1962 September, Warren Smith, “The problems of coaching stock rostering and operation”, in Modern Railways, page 200:
- To replace them and also to provide a reservoir for relief trains, a certain amount of spare stock must be kept on hand.
- A species that acts as host to a zoonosis when it is not causing acute illness in other susceptible species.
- 2013 May-June, Katie L. Burke, “In the News”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 193:
- Bats host many high-profile viruses that can infect humans, including severe acute respiratory syndrome and Ebola. A recent study explored the ecological variables that may contribute to bats’ propensity to harbor such zoonotic diseases by comparing them with another order of common reservoir hosts: rodents.
- (computing) A "black box" component that receives an input signal to be read out and mapped by another process, as part of reservoir computing.
place where anything is kept in store
large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply
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- → Indonesian: rêsérvoir
- IPA(key): (standard) /rəsɛrˈvoɪr/, (Dutch-influenced) /resərˈvoar/
- Hyphenation: rê‧sér‧vo‧ir
- Rhymes: -ɪr, -ar, -r
- “reservoir” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.