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cistern

 [sis´tern]
a closed space serving as a reservoir for lymph or other body fluids, especially one of the enlarged subarachnoid spaces containing cerebrospinal fluid.

cis·tern

(sis'tern), [TA]
1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.
2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope.
Synonym(s): cisterna [TA]
[L. cisterna]

cistern

/cis·tern/ (sis´tern) a closed space serving as a reservoir for fluid, e.g., one of the enlarged spaces of the body containing lymph or other fluid.cister´nal
terminal cisterns  pairs of transversely oriented channels that are confluent with the sarcotubules, which together with an intermediate T tubule constitute a triad of skeletal muscle.

cistern

(sĭs′tərn)
n.
1. A receptacle for holding water or other liquid, especially a tank for catching and storing rainwater.
2. Anatomy A cisterna.

cis·tern′al (sĭ-stûr′nəl) adj.

cistern

[sis′tərn]
Etymology: L, cisterna, vessel
a storage reservoir for fluids.

cis·tern

(sis'tĕrn) [TA]
1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.
2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope.
Synonym(s): cisterna [TA] .

cis·tern

(sis'tĕrn) [TA]
Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.

cistern

a closed space serving as a reservoir for lymph or other body fluids, especially one of the enlarged subarachnoid spaces containing cerebrospinal fluid.
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Encore holds 18-litres of water - three times more than a conventional cistern
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By installing an Encore - the world's first cistern that uses condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern," he noted.
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There is some resistance to cisterns from local governments, because they are concerned about the potential health risks of using untreated water from a cistern.
The utility initially estimated around 120 tons of contaminated water had leaked from one of the cisterns, but later revised down the amount to about 20 liters.
Many individuals opt for a behind the wall cistern only to discover that it cannot be accessed when an issue surfaces, with the majority of toilet faults caused by the cistern itself.
One of the first signs of the problem is water dripping from the overflow pipe coming from the cistern.
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The Basilica Cistern, also known as the "Sunken Palace" or "Sunken Cistern", is the largest of numerous ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.
At Islandwood Environmental Learning Center on Bainbridge Island, Washington, three steel cisterns store rainwater from a nearby roof.
Hot water coming out of certain cold water taps (some storage cisterns also feed cold water taps in the bathroom).