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reservoir

1. (Science: anatomy) A place or cavity for storage, for anatomical structures serving as a storage space for fluids.

2. (Science: geography) A place where anything is kept in store; especially, a place where water is collected and kept for use when wanted, as to supply a fountain, a canal, or a city by means of aqueducts, or to drive a mill wheel, or the like.

3. (Science: botany) A small intercellular space, often containing esin, essential oil, or some other secreted matter. Receiving reservoir, a principal reservoir into which an aqueduct or rising main delivers water, and from which a distributing reservoir draws its supply.

4. (Science: microbiology) A reservoir host or reservoir of infection, an alternate or passive host or carrier that harbours pathogenic organisms, without injury to itself and serves as a source from which other individuals can be infected.

Origin: F. Reservoir, LL. Reservatorium, from server = to reserve


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Parasites in water

... that could be done easily, if it's supposed to be a weapon. You only have to have some agents which will spread it around the biggest water reservoirs (maybe contaminate bottled water?)

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Conditions for a stable ecosystem? (for a simulation)

... herbivores actually manage to chew out all the plants and the whole population dies. Then it is later refilled by same or other species from other reservoirs. On a general rule, though, predators help keep the herbivore populations in reasonable numbers and thus also in reasonable health - the ...

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Re: Genesis And Life

... Therefore the roots of earth-life's genesis must have been much earlier than the celling of genes, in cosmic phenomena of active temporary reservoirs or pockets or bubbles of energy, on Earth in the form of individual RNA genes life. Dov

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... Therefore the roots of earth-life's genesis must have been much earlier than the celling of genes, in cosmic phenomena of active temporary reservoirs or pockets or bubbles of energy, on Earth in the form of individual RNA genes life . Dov

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The Fiber Disease

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