Cistern


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cistern

[′sis·tərn]
(anatomy)
A closed, fluid-filled sac or vesicle, such as the subarachnoid spaces or the vesicles comprising the dictyosomes of a Golgi apparatus.
(civil engineering)
A tank for storing water or other liquid.
(geology)
A hollow that holds water.

Cistern

A tank used to store rainfall that has been collected from a roof or some other catchment area, usually located underground. The water is generally used for watering lawns and gardens, washing cars, and similar uses, but it can also be used for flushing toilets and, with treatment, for all other uses. Cisterns help conserve water and prevent pollution of nearby streams from runoff.

cistern

An artificial reservoir or tank for storing water at atmospheric pressure (such as rain-water collected from a roof) for use when required.
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Encore holds 18-litres of water - three times more than a conventional cistern
The Encore Cistern uses previously wasted air conditioning condensation to flush toilets.
The authors concluded that water bath technique was an excellent method for continuos observation of mammary cistern cavities in these species and the cross sectional images of the cisternal areas revealed excellent information about the form and volume of these cavities.
Encore holds 18 litres of water, which is three times more than a conventional cistern but its dual-chamber design means it still fits like standard models.
By installing Encore instead of a traditional cistern, each hotel could save 3.
Fortunately, some people haven't completely stopped blue cistern blocks, which has allowed the risk of backflow to be identified.
Other cisterns in the village also have pending demolition orders.
The warm moist air in the bathroom then condenses on the cistern and drips everywhere.
I am not recommending that readers use the water from their rain filled cistern without filtering and purification, but on the other hand I think we sometimes worry unnecessarily about bacteria.
We report a rare case of giant symptomatic EP with multiple lesions along the midline in the prepontine cistern.
To do this look under your cistern lid you will find a code embossed into the ceramic.
BASILICA CISTERN Imran Oktem Cad, Sultanahmet YES, it's even worth a look at the plumbing