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Today's word: reservoir
Definition: A natural or artificial place where water is collected and stored for use, especially water for supplying a community, irrigating land, furnishing power, etc.
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This week's word in the news: RESERVOIR

DEFINITION:
A natural or artificial place where water is collected and stored for use, especially water for supplying a community, irrigating land, furnishing power, etc.


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The Colorado River is so strained amid population growth and a climate shift to hotter, drier conditions that federal water managers may declare an unprecedented “shortage” and cut releases from reservoirs.
The Denver Post -- 08/20/2018