RESERVOIR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RESERVOIR
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reservoir
 n.  tank used for collecting and storing a liquid; lake used to store water for community use
Classic Sentence:
1  The intense heat of the fire is prevented from communicating itself to the deck, by means of a shallow reservoir extending under the entire inclosed surface of the works.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
2  By a tunnel inserted at the rear, this reservoir is kept replenished with water as fast as it evaporates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
3  The Faubourg Saint-Antoine is a reservoir of people.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
4  He laid his hand for a moment on hers, and there passed between them, on the current of the rare contact, one of those exchanges of meaning which fill the hidden reservoirs of affection.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
5  You must go to New Bedford to see a brilliant wedding; for, they say, they have reservoirs of oil in every house, and every night recklessly burn their lengths in spermaceti candles.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
Example Sentence:
1  This reservoir gives water to the whole city.
2  The universities constitute a reservoir of expert knowledge.
3  The oil is pumped up from deep underground reservoir.
4  That reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
5  That reservoir of frost and snow, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
6  It will also develop techniques to locate and tap underground water reservoirs.
7  The recent rains that filled our empty reservoirs were a boon to the whole community.
8  The report notes that the Ogallala Aquifer is declining faster than it is recharging, and that reservoirs are filling with sediment.
9  The big storms in August refilled the reservoirs.