catchment


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catch·ment

 (kăch′mənt, kĕch′-)
n.
1. A catching or collecting of water, especially rainwater.
2.
a. A structure, such as a basin or reservoir, used for collecting or draining water.
b. The amount of water collected in such a structure.
3. A catchment area.

catchment

(ˈkætʃmənt)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) the act of catching or collecting water
2. (Civil Engineering) a structure in which water is collected
3. (Civil Engineering) the water so collected
4. (Education) Brit the intake of a school from one catchment area

catch•ment

(ˈkætʃ mənt)

n.
1. something for catching water, as a reservoir or basin.
2. the water so caught.
3. the act of catching water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catchment - a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Translations
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catchment

[ˈkætʃmənt]
A. N [of river] → cuenca f hidrográfica
B. CPD catchment area N (Brit) → zona f de captación
catchment basin Ncuenca f

catchment

[ˈkætʃmənt] n
[water] (= process) → captage m
(also catchment area) [river] → bassin m hydrographiquecatchment area n
(British) [school] → secteur m de recrutement
[river] → bassin m hydrographique

catchment

[ˈkætʃmənt] n (Geog) → bacino
References in classic literature ?
The electricians had contrived a catchment pool and a wheel in the torrent close at hand--for the little Mulhausen dynamo with its turbinal volute used by the telegraphists was quite adaptable to water driving, and on the sixth day in the evening the apparatus was in working order and the Prince was calling--weakly, indeed, but calling--to his air-fleet across the empty spaces of the world.
Tenders are invited for in 2017 monaghan county council commenced phase 1 of a pilot project in the derryvalley catchment in county monaghan which was aimed at improving water quality through improved farm management practices, concentrating solely on land losses of nutrients (phosphorus) and other pollutants from agriculture.
On questioning the importance of afforestation on the catchment areas, Sadhguru affirmed that maintaining 100% forest cover in all the catchment areas of all rivers and streams is of paramount importance.
NEARLY a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area, a survey has found.
QUARTER OF PARENTS HAVE RELOCATED TO GET THEIR CHILD INTO DESIRED SCHOOL NEARLY a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area, a survey has found.
OVER a third of North East parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area, a survey has found.
Those families willing to move are prepared to pay up to a 12% premium for their desired catchment area, equivalent to an extra PS26,800 in the current property market.
Those families willing to move are prepared to pay a 12 pe cent premium for their desired catchment area, equivalent to an extra PS26,800 in the current property market.
Faisalabad, Lahore and D G Khan Divisions of Punjab and Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar and Kohat divisions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, besides, over the upper catchment of river Indus in the same time frame.
Additionally, isolated thunderstorm/rain may also occur over Malakand, Hazara (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and DG Khan (Punjab) Divisions, besides over the upper catchment of River Indus during the same period.
One mum, who lives at Parc Derwen, said her daughter, who will be three in August, was refused a nursery place even though her son, five, attends reception at Coety Primary and they live within the catchment area.