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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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If you're lucky there will be an isolator valve on the water pipe to the cistern but if there isn't you will need to turn off your main stopcock.
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If feasible, locate the cistern at a higher elevation than the plants to be watered so the water runs out by gravity.
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AT-TUWANI, SOUTH HEBRON HILLS,October 31, 2012 (WAFA) - The Israeli army and police Wednesday stormed Ar- Rakeez village, south of the Hebron hills, stopped the works on a new water cistern, attacked and arrested the owner, according a press release by the rights group Operation Dove.
Meanwhile in Hebron, forces handed demolition orders to two Palestinians who own two houses and water cistern in al-Kom locality.
In order to encourage consumers to be more efficient in their water consumption, manufacturers have worked to develop more efficient baths and sanitaryware equipment, launching products such as the dual-flush cistern, the eco click-stop tap and the grey water system.
There was a cistern under the house that was filled from the rainwater that ran off the roof.
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