cistern


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a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid

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a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet

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an artificial reservoir for storing liquids

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On the roadside there are milestones, and likewise cisterns, where each thirsty passer-by can drink some good water.
Q Condensation on the toilet cistern and water supply is bad this year.
Abu Dhabi: Two Asians died after an empty gas cistern exploded near a maintanence workshop in Musaffah's M.
One of the first signs of the problem is water dripping from the overflow pipe coming from the cistern.
My husband saw a product on TV - a polythene insert, which you place in the cistern - but it was an American channel and we can't find it for sale anywhere here.
Q How can I fix the cistern in my toilet without calling a plumber?
Domestic hot water systems which may be affected include a fixed all-electric or part electric immersion heater in conjunction with a plastic cold water storage cistern or tank located in the roof space.
The same thing happens in your cistern when you flush the loo.
During the dry season, children aged 1-2 years were most likely to suffer from diarrheal diseases, and children of all ages were most vulnerable when vegetables were washed only with water or with water and soap, not disinfected with chlorine; when drinking water was stored in an unprotected cistern or bucket or had a bad taste; and when children lived in crowded conditions.
The basic solar distiller designed for Residences consists of a 133-gallon stainless steel cistern, a 20-gallon reserve tank, and pumping system.
Rainwater from the roof is collected in a large concrete gutter and is collected in a central cistern from which it is used to humidify the building's atmosphere.
The most common congenital lesions that occur in the cerebellopontine angle cistern and internal acoustic canal are epidermoidomas, arachnoidal cysts, dermoids, and lipomas.
Researchers sampled water from 50 similarly designed cistern systems -- half in Kentucky and Tennessee, the rest on St.
Round downspouts are easier to remove for cleaning and, if left unglued, can be rotated away from the cistern to dispose of the season's first rain.
Electrical loads you have no control over are the bane of off-grid living (see Countryside, January/February 2015, for an example of an uncontrollable load: refrigeration) Think of your cistern as a "battery" of sorts, which buys you time until you need to pump again.