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cistern

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪstərn; ˈsɪstən/

Translation of cistern in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (water tank) cisterna (feminine), tanque (masculine) del agua; (of lavatory) (British English/inglés británico) cisterna (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It is a water-saving device you fit in your toilet cistern so that less water is used for flushing.
    • The Court of Appeal held that although the escape of water was a consequence of the maintenance of the cistern and water supply by the landlord, it was not a breach of the covenant for quiet enjoyment.
    • Everything they needed to survive was inside: stores of food, cisterns of water, and strategically-placed air holes.

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