Definitions for "Cistern"
An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids.
A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water.
artificial, often underground, reservoir for storing water
a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
In neuroanatomy, a cistern (Latin: "box") is any opening in the subarachnoid space of the brain created by a separation of the arachnoid and pia mater. These spaces are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. There are many cisterns in the brain with several especially large, notable ones each with their own name.
Keywords:  brewers, vat, soaked, grain
A vat in which brewers' grain is soaked.
The cylindrical vessel of a mercury barometer into which the closed tube dips.
Keywords:  basement, block, walled, area
a block, walled in area in a basement
Keywords:  well
cisterna (a well).