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1. reservoir

noun. ['ˈrɛzəvˌwɑːr, ˈrɛzɝvˌwɑːr'] a large or extra supply of something.

Antonyms

  • take

Etymology

  • réservoir (French)
  • -oir (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Reservoir

  • jaguar
  • memoir
  • repertoire
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How do you spell reservoir? Is it resevoir ?

A common misspelling of reservoir is resevoir

Example sentences of the word reservoir


1. Noun, singular or mass
This can be found beneath the engine coolant reservoir in the bottom left part of the engine compartment.

2. Adjective
Remove the unit's water tank, turn it over and turn the reservoir cap counter-clockwise to remove.

Quotes containing the word reservoir


1. In bed that night I invented a special drain that would be underneath every pillow in New York, and would connect to the reservoir. Whenever people cried themselves to sleep, the tears would all go to the same place, and in the morning the weatherman could report if the water level of the Reservoir of Tears had gone up or down, and you could know if New York is in heavy boots.
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

2. Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy's Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day's work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city's reservoir, he turns to the cupboards, only to find the vodka bottle empty.
- P.G. Wodehouse, The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology

3. He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
- B. C. Forbes

2. reservoir

noun. ['ˈrɛzəvˌwɑːr, ˈrɛzɝvˌwɑːr'] tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil).

Synonyms

  • sump
  • tank
  • storage tank
  • water tower

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • hard water
  • saltwater
  • territorial waters

Etymology

  • réservoir (French)
  • -oir (French)

3. reservoir

noun. ['ˈrɛzəvˌwɑːr, ˈrɛzɝvˌwɑːr'] lake used to store water for community use.

Synonyms

  • lake
  • man-made lake
  • water supply
  • artificial lake
  • water

Antonyms

  • high sea
  • dry
  • empty
  • sink

Etymology

  • réservoir (French)
  • -oir (French)

4. reservoir

noun. ['ˈrɛzəvˌwɑːr, ˈrɛzɝvˌwɑːr'] anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies.

Synonyms

  • thing

Antonyms

  • essential
  • natural object

Etymology

  • réservoir (French)
  • -oir (French)
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