[ noun ] a large or extra supply of something
: "a reservoir of talent"
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
The last two writers introduce strong political bias into their works , and not unlike the union leaders that we will discuss soon , see folklore as a reservoir of protest by a downtrodden and publically silenced mass .(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
In the absence of a reservoir of political consensus each organized political group hopes that the elections will give them new prominence , but in a system where there is as_yet no place for the less prominent .
[ noun ] tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Natural_gas public_utility companies would be given the right of eminent_domain , under a bill by Sen._Frank_Owen /3 , of El_Paso , to acquire sites for underground storage reservoirs for gas .
[ noun ] (geography) lake used to store water for community use
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
If the site is on a reservoir , the level of the water at various seasons as it affects recreation should be studied .