cistern

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Related to cisterna: Cisterna magna, Cisterna chyli

cistern

A container for the collection of rainwater. Many historic homes had gutters and downspouts that routed all water into a cistern beneath the house to be used as a water source for cooking,cleaning,and in the event of fire.

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Palacios G, Casas I, Cisterna D, Trallero G, Tenorio A, Freire C.
Overflows are detailed from half-tiles to discharge via traditional tiled downpipes to cisterna, water conservation being a feature of Majorca.
Cisterna joins FirstKey Lending from national real estate capital advisory firm Johnson Capital, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President and Co-Head of the firm's Opportunistic Finance division, which provides investment banking services and structured finance solutions for residential buy-to-rent investors.
Hydro has entered into a binding agreement to sell its aluminium rolling mill in Cisterna di Latina, Italy, to Rolling Mills International GmbH.
I2S was administered as 1 ml bolus injections via the cisterna magna.
at Cisterna, Italy (SLIM); and Industria Navarra del Aluminio, S.