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reservoir

res·er·voir

reservoir

 
 
pronunciation:
re zr vwar [or] re zr vwor [or] re z vwar [or] re z vwor
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where water is collected and stored, esp. to supply a community or for agricultural purposes.
 
definition 2: a receptacle where liquid is collected or stored.
similar words:
vessel
definition 3: a large or additional supply.
He and the library are both reservoirs of knowledge.
similar words:
bank, mine, reserve
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