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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 res·er·voir /ˈrɛzəˌvwɑr, zɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 res·er·voir /ˈrɛzə(r)vˌwɑr, ə(r)vˌ(w)ɔr/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology

 儲藏處 儲存器

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Res·er·voir n.
 1. A place where anything is kept in store; especially, a place where water is collected and kept for use when wanted, as to supply a fountain, a canal, or a city by means of aqueducts, or to drive a mill wheel, or the like.
 2. Bot. A small intercellular space, often containing resin, essential oil, or some other secreted matter.
 Receiving reservoir Water Works, a principal reservoir into which an aqueduct or rising main delivers water, and from which a distributing reservoir draws its supply.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a large or extra supply of something; "a reservoir of
      2: lake used to store water for community use [syn: artificial
      3: tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or
      4: anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which
         an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies; "an
         infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival"
         [syn: source]