gravity tank

gravity water tank, gravity tank

gravity water tanks
A water storage tank in which water is stored at atmospheric pressure and distributed by gravity flow in a downfeed system; the tank is usually elevated above the roof of a building and is filled by a house pump.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gravity tank

A tank from which fuel is fed to an engine under the force of gravity, making it unfit for inverted flight.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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By component type, the specific gravity bench apparatus market is segmented into specific gravity tank, weighing cradles, specific gravity frame, heater, circulator, thermometer and other accessories.
"During an engagement with the enemy near Southampton on 16th August 1940, Flight Lieutenant Nicolson's aircraft was hit by four cannon shells, two of which wounded him whilst another set fire to the gravity tank.
They also insist on more chocolate bars and a zero gravity tank 'for floating around in and stuff'!
Another reader speculated that it might be a pull chain handle for an overhead lavatory gravity tank - however, we've been unable to verify that.
Firefighters are creating a water relay, filling up the gravity tank on the roof which is supplying water to vital departments, including kidney dialysis."
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A water kit is assembled to the saw and can be used with a garden hose, gravity tank, pressure tank or can be combined in Makita's Water Dolly Kit, model DT2000.
OfficeMax created the line with Gravity Tank, a Chicago-based design firm.
A treatment at the clinic -- conducted under clinical conditions using filtered water and a gravity tank system - lasts about an hour and costs pounds 55 or pounds 60.
It can be used with a pump, a pressure vessel or a gravity tank, because its motive force makes it ideal for a wide range of products, especially those containing delicate solids.
In the 1970s, gravity tank toilets were reduced from 5 gallons per flush to 3.5, and since 1992, they have been reduced further in the City to 1.6, the new federally-required mandate since January of this year.