Flush tank

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Related to flushing cistern: flush toilet
a water tank which can be emptied rapidly for flushing drainpipes, etc.

See also: Flush

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The bright engineers have allowed for this by giving access into the flushing cistern through the plate that contains the push button.
One tenant was without a flushing cistern for over two weeks after work crews failed to turn up