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  1. reservoir

    • IPA[ˈrɛzəvwɑː]

    英式

    • n.
      a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply;a supply or source of something
    • noun: reservoir, plural noun: reservoirs

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    名詞

    • 1. a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply the more water we use, the more land has to be flooded for reservoirs 同義詞 pool, lake, pond, water supply, technicalwaterbody, ... 更多
    • a supply or source of something Scotland has always had a fine reservoir of comic talent 同義詞 stock, store, stockpile, reserve(s), supply, ... 更多
    • a place where fluid collects, especially in rock strata or in the body big oil reservoirs are becoming harder to find
    • a receptacle or part of a machine designed to hold fluid if all three colours overlap then a black dot is printed from the black ink reservoir 同義詞 receptacle, container, holder, repository, tank, ... 更多
    • 2. a population, tissue, etc. which is chronically infested with the causative agent of a disease and can act as a source of further infection there is a vast reservoir of herpes infection in the community
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    • IPA[ˈrezərˌvwär]

    美式

    • n.
      a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.

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