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A reservoir (French (The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) : réservoir) is an artificial lake (A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land) created by flooding land behind a dam (A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea).
In thermodynamics (The branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy) a reservoir is something that can be the source or sink for the transfer of heat into or out of a system, without appreciably changing its own temperature.
A reservoir can also be any container for storing a reserve (generally of a liquid), such as the ink reservoir of a dip pen (additional info and facts about dip pen), or that which is stored, as in "retirees are an untapped reservoir of talent".
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Derwent Reservoir, Derbyshire The Derwent Reservoir is one of three reservoirs in the Ladybower Reservoir.
Derwent Reservoir, North East England The Derwent Reservoir is a Northumberland.
Reservoir, Victoria Reservoir is a suburb in City of Darebin.
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 AllRefer.com - Quabbin Reservoir, United States (U.S. Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
The reservoir, formed by Winsor Dam and Quabbin Dike, is the largest reservoir in Massachusetts.
It is fed by the Swift and Ware rivers.
The water flows to the Wachusett Reservoir through Quabbin Aqueduct (25 mi/40 km long) and supplies the Boston area.
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