cistern cistern  /ˈsɪ stərn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
  2. (n) a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
  3. (n) an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater

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News

  1. Five more households allowed to join Pavillion cistern program

    CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Water Development Commission voted Thursday to allow five additional parties to join the state-financed cistern program near Pavillion.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  2. Philadelphia firm's 'bundle' design chosen for cistern project outside Lancaster Brewing Co.

    The challenge put before artists earlier this year was to combine a cistern that could handle 700 gallons of rainwater with an attractive piece of public art at a gateway to Lancaster city.The Philadelphia architcture and design firm Austin+Mergold gathered inspiration from sheaves of wheat, rural s...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. Phila. firm's 'bundle' design chosen for cistern project outside Lancaster Brewing Co.

    The challenge put before artists earlier this year was to combine a cistern that could handle 700 gallons of rainwater with an attractive piece of public art at a gateway to Lancaster city.The Philadelphia architcture and design firm Austin+Mergold gathered inspiration from sheaves of wheat, rural s...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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Quotes

  1. GOP leaders are "building a cistern that doesn't hold water," the guarded but intense Moore said in a recent interview.
    on Jun 13, 2005 By: Roy Moore Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "This is the old cistern," Cleopatra said as we walked across a large rectangle. "This place was one of the first spots on earth where they made freshwater out of salt water. Those damn limeys have a strange fascination for remote and...
    on Nov 24, 2004 By: Cleopatra VII Source: MSNBC

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