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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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Hot water coming out of certain cold water taps (some storage cisterns also feed cold water taps in the bathroom).
The plant was operational, but its cisterns were being filled by the cobbled-together system of pipes and worn-out pumps that were set on the ground, exposed to the elements and vehicular and foot traffic.
to save water in one of the simplest ways possible -putting a litre bottle of water in older toilet cisterns.