A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids.
A pond, pool, or small lake, natural or artificial.
A usually artificial pool, pond, reservoir, or cistern, especiallly one used to hold water for drinking or for irrigation.
a depression in the ground carved out to trap rainwater and store it
a receptacle for holding hazardous waste
a reservoir such as all Hindus like to have nearby for bathing, washing clothes, etc
A depression in the rocks, usually in some elevated place, that holds water, but not in a streambed (compare with Pothole). Early cattlemen built many small dams across narrow gorges to capture rainwater, and they referred to these as â€œcattle tanksâ€ or simply â€œtanks.â€ The dams usually were constructed in vertical sections by pouring concrete between wooden frames, letting the cement harden, then moving the frames up to pour the next layer. See also Pothole. Natural tanks often are called potholes, but man-made tanks are always called tanks.
An artificial waterhole forming a reservoir for rainwater and adjacent run-off.
An artificial reservoir for stock water; local in Southwest.
artificial lake, storage pond
Dam of water on which agitators are located.
The fixture reservoir for flush water. On a conventional toilet, the ballcock, flush valve and trip lever are installed in the tank. A tank lid closes the top tank opening.