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    cistern

    cistern - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cistern

    Definition
    (noun) a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    Synonyms : cisterna
    Definition
    (noun) a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    Synonyms : water tank
    Definition
    (noun) an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cistern

cistern- the initial part of the word,resembles cister(sister)..yeah,,..wen u hit ur sister, then genrally a reservoir of water will flow as tears..[ general phenomenon of gals]...lol...!!

remember quant part of gre. calculate the length of the CISTERN if it filled with 1/6 th of water and blah blah blah

remember pipes and cistern chapter

circum (circumstances) + vent (preventing)....so it is like someone who can prevent bad circumstances to happen, because he is a step ahead and outwitting conditions

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