What does the word reservoir mean?

Usage examples for reservoir

  1. Now in this yard, just opposite the kitchen- window, there was a huge sugar- cask, which, having been converted into a reservoir, stood under a spout, and was at this moment half full of rain- water. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. That evening he and Arthur took a walk to the top of Reservoir Hill, to see the sun set and the moon rise. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  3. " Then there is no reason why there should not be a reservoir above us," said Harry. – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson