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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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Intramuros' Casa Manila Museum has a working cistern. Rain water is channeled from the roof through a filter of twigs to screen out leaves, feathers, dead bats, etc.
Table I.- Data on growth performance of catfish, Rita rita (Hamilton) under different stocking densities reared in cemented cisterns fed with chopped chicken viscera.
I refer here to the lavatory cistern, Last Thursday morning, I approached ours with a bag of pippins and a hefty book about suburban murders.
The 1.6-million-gallon cistern will capture pollutant-laden runoff prior to treatment, followed by discharge to the Pacific Ocean.
In another first for cisterns, Encore allows architects, consultants and specifiers to secure two extra Leed points and BREEAM credits - the gauge for building sustainability.
IT'S all cisterns go for Birstall-based marketing agency Fantastic Media - as the agency has helped bring an innovative and environmentallyfriendly toilet cistern to market.
Compared to traditional cisterns, using Encore would save the average 311-bed Mena hotel 7.9m litres based on standard 80 per cent occupancy levels.
In one clinical case of partial milk flow obstruction in Gir cow congenital two separate cisterns in one teat with each having separate teat canal was documented.
A number of authors [26, 28-33] have studied udder cisterns size milking ewes in terms of the importance of quality milk production and suitability of udders for machine milking.
CT head finding of high attenuation areas (HDAs) along the basal cisterns or cortical sulci is thought to be specific for SAH [3].
Encore claim that the 541 hotels planned to open in the Middle East would save over two billion litres of water every year if they install Encore cisterns.
Encore, the manufacturers of one of the world's most eco-friendly toilet cisterns, said hotels in the Middle East region could save 3.86 million litres annually by installing one of its key systems.