rainwater cistern

rainwater cistern
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  • CISTERN — (Heb. בּוֹר, bor), a subterranean artificially hewn reservoir for storing rainwater. Common in the highland regions of Palestine, diversion channels brought surface run off rainwater during the short rainy season to the mouth of the cistern.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • cistern — ► NOUN 1) a water storage tank, especially as part of a flushing toilet. 2) an underground reservoir for rainwater. ORIGIN Latin cisterna, from cista box …   English terms dictionary

  • Cistern — This article is about the underground reservoir. For other uses, see Cistern (disambiguation). Portuguese cistern El Jadida in Morocco …   Wikipedia

  • Rainwater tank — A rainwater tank (sometimes called rain barrels , in North America or a water butt in the UK) is a water tank which is used to collect and store rain water runoff, typically from rooftops via rain gutters. Rainwater tanks are devices for… …   Wikipedia

  • cistern — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin cisterna, from cista box, chest more at chest Date: 13th century 1. an artificial reservoir (as an underground tank) for storing liquids and especially water (as rainwater) 2. a large usually silver… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cistern — noun /ˈsɪs.təːn,ˈsɪs.tɚn/ a) A reservoir or tank for holding water, especially for catching and holding rainwater for later use. Their extreme necessity is attested by the countless number of old, unused cisterns with which the Holy Land is… …   Wiktionary

  • cistern — noun 1》 a water storage tank, especially as part of a flushing toilet. 2》 an underground reservoir for rainwater. Origin ME: from OFr. cisterne, from L. cisterna, from cista (see cist2) …   English new terms dictionary

  • cistern — n. 1 a tank for storing water, esp. one in a roof space supplying taps or as part of a flushing lavatory. 2 an underground reservoir for rainwater. Etymology: ME f. OF cisterne f. L cisterna (as CIST(2)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • MIKVEH — (Heb. מִקְוֶה; pl. mikva ot; Hebrew for a collection or gathering (of water), a pool or bath of clear water, immersion in which renders ritually clean a person who has become ritually unclean through contact with the dead (Num. 19) or any other… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AGRICULTURAL LAND-MANAGEMENT METHODS AND IMPLEMENTS IN ANCIENT EREẒ ISRAEL — Ereẓ Israel is a small country with a topographically fragmented territory, each geographical region having a distinctive character of its own. These regions include: the coastal plain, the lowlands, the hilly country, the inland valleys, the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Temple Mount — הַר הַבַּיִת, Har haBáyith الحرم الشريف, al Haram ash Sharīf, Elevation …   Wikipedia