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1. catchment

noun. ['ˈkætʃmənt'] a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area).

Synonyms

  • structure

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

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  • inmobiliaria
  • finanziaria
  • fondiaria
  • silveria
  • santeria
  • renteria
  • pfiesteria
  • hysteria
  • echeverria
  • bulgaria
  • malaria
  • honoraria
  • bavaria
  • bay-area
  • peria
  • feria
  • beria
  • erria

2. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).

Synonyms

  • free zone
  • block
  • anchorage ground
  • broadcast area
  • centre
  • clear
  • open
  • middle
  • country
  • high country
  • rain shadow
  • space
  • fireside
  • safety
  • stamping ground
  • scene
  • center
  • playground
  • region
  • city block
  • no man's land
  • staging area
  • winner's circle
  • corner
  • hearth
  • shrubbery
  • free port
  • tank farm
  • refuge
  • haunt
  • bed-ground
  • vacation spot
  • bedground
  • arena
  • hangout
  • eye
  • retreat
  • bed ground
  • section
  • resort area
  • neighborhood
  • no-go area
  • resort
  • anchorage
  • danger
  • repair
  • quadrant
  • heart
  • hunting ground

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • opacity

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

3. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] a subject of study.

Synonyms

  • subject
  • territory
  • matter
  • grey area
  • issue
  • topic

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

4. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve.

Synonyms

  • pubic region
  • sole
  • waistline
  • side
  • body part
  • midsection
  • middle
  • waist
  • lunule
  • ring of color
  • cortical region
  • groin
  • perineum
  • quick
  • yellow spot
  • region
  • macula
  • parafovea
  • area of cardiac dullness
  • pressure point
  • fovea centralis
  • palm
  • pubes
  • areola
  • macular area
  • hypochondrium
  • lunula
  • cleavage
  • midriff
  • macula lutea
  • fovea
  • inguen
  • epigastrium
  • thenar
  • erogenous zone
  • loins
  • half-moon

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

5. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] a particular environment or walk of life.

Synonyms

  • field
  • political sphere
  • land
  • political arena
  • distaff
  • kingdom
  • sphere
  • arena
  • front
  • orbit
  • realm
  • preserve
  • responsibility
  • environment
  • province
  • domain

Antonyms

  • clutter
  • convict
  • obfuscate
  • guilty

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

6. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function.

Synonyms

  • terrace
  • rest area
  • courtyard
  • box
  • turnaround
  • threshing floor
  • baggage claim
  • storage space
  • breakfast area
  • hideaway
  • layby
  • room
  • orchestra pit
  • chancel
  • choir
  • corner
  • enclosure
  • dead-air space
  • pit
  • nave
  • sanctuary
  • quadrangle
  • structure
  • second balcony
  • patio
  • family circle
  • panopticon
  • lay-by
  • retreat
  • nook
  • quad
  • rest stop
  • bema
  • court
  • press gallery
  • auditorium
  • bullpen
  • aisle
  • pull-off
  • peanut gallery
  • upper balcony
  • breakfast nook
  • dining area
  • construction

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

7. area

noun. ['ˈɛriːə'] the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary.

Synonyms

  • blank space
  • place
  • expanse
  • balk
  • section
  • plane section
  • extent
  • acreage
  • surface area
  • land area
  • baulk
  • space
  • erasure

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • area (Latin)

Example sentences of the word catchment-area


1. Noun Phrase
Basins go by many other names including river basin, drainage basin, drainage area, catchment, catchment area, catchment basin or watershed.

2. Noun Phrase
Although each catchment area is separated from another by geographical barriers such as mountains and ridges, the areas are interconnected.

3. Noun Phrase
Traditional Tuscan olive oil carries the trademark Laudemio di Fattoria di Maiano label, with 27 tour-worthy estates located within the Florence catchment area.

4. Noun Phrase
These include designating a catchment area (usually a rooftop) to collect the rain, and then organizing pipes or channels to route the water from the roof into ground level storage containers.

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