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reservoir

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrez.ə.vwɑːr/ US  /-ɚ.vwɑːr/
a place for storing liquid, especially a natural or artificial lake providing water for a city or other area
水库;蓄水池
Inland waters
a large supply of something
储备;储藏;宝库
The universities constitute a reservoir of expert knowledge.
大学是专业知识的宝库。
Masses and large amounts of things
Translations of “reservoir”
in Spanish embalse, depósito…
in Arabic خَزّان مياه…
in Korean 저수지…
in Portuguese represa…
in French réservoir…
in German das Wasserreservoir…
in Catalan embassament, pantà…
in Japanese 貯水池…
in Russian водохранилище…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水庫, 蓄水池, 儲備…
in Italian bacino idrico, lago artificiale…
in Turkish gölet, bent, baraj gölü…
in Polish zbiornik…
(Definition of reservoir from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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