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water tower

n.
1. A standpipe or elevated tank used as a reservoir or for maintaining equal pressure in a water system.
2. A firefighting apparatus for lifting hoses to the upper levels of a tall structure.

water tower

n
(Civil Engineering) a reservoir or storage tank mounted on a tower-like structure at the summit of an area of high ground in a place where the water pressure would otherwise be inadequate for distribution at a uniform pressure

wa′ter tow`er


n.
1. a hollow vertical structure into which water is pumped high enough to maintain pressure required for firefighting, distribution, etc.
2. a fire-extinguishing apparatus for throwing a stream of water on the upper parts of a tall burning building.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water tower - a large reservoir for waterwater tower - a large reservoir for water    
reservoir - tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)
Translations
torre de agua
vesitorni
מגדל מים
watertoren
vattentorn

water tower

nserbatoio a torre
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