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  • n. Plural form of reservoir.

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Examples

  • Foch's preferred way to take advantage of that given point and moment is with reserves, which he called the reservoirs of force.

    Foch the Man

  • It estimated total costs of building two underground storage facilities and covering the two main reservoirs at Mt. Tabor and Washington Park would be $67 million altogether.

    In with the water bill (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • That dust is then stored in reservoirs that residents call "red mud lakes," and on breezy days, the rust-colored particles blow in the air creating tiny dust storms.

    Red Dust From U.S. Alumina Refineries Covers Nearby Towns, Worries Residents After Hungary Toxic Sludge Flood

  • The burn, draining down from the fells and held in reservoirs, powered the whole enterprise, turning waterwheels that drove the ore-crushing rollers and separating lead from lighter rock when it was channelled across the washing floors.

    Country diary: Westgate, Weardale

  • All they do is tell the truth about this dangerous substance that "leads to increased urination" and "is found in reservoirs, fruits and vegetables, and even baby food."

    Archive 2006-12-31

  • TheDakotas and Colorado have good pike fishing in reservoirs, and Alaska has somefine pike fishing.

    A Basic Guide to Catching Northern Pike

  • When the water lies still in reservoirs that have power-generating dams, many summertime bass suspend passively in the vicinity of ledges, river-channel junctures, and other main-lake structures.

    Where to Fish for Bass in Hot Weather During Different Times of the Day

  • Most of the water that comes down from the reservoirs is garvity fed to the city.

    Why the Water Tanks?

  • "Illes, commenting to reporters during a tour of the affected villages and the damaged reservoir, confirmed that the red sludge stored in Hungarian reservoirs had not been treated to reduce its alkalinity."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Illes, commenting to reporters during a tour of the affected villages and the damaged reservoir, confirmed that the red sludge stored in Hungarian reservoirs had not been treated to reduce its alkalinity.

    chron.com Chronicle

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