- reserve air,
- reserve bank,
- reserve buoyancy
Origin of reservation
Examples from the Web for reservation
The Reservation is sovereign Indian land, and the grizzly is a sacred animal to these tribes.
Back in June, President Obama made his first visit to an Indian reservation, and he was just the third sitting president to do so.Sherman Alexie on His New Film, the Redskins, and Why It's OK to Laugh at His Work|William O’Connor|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Out West, in a tepee, on a reservation, alcohol, drug abuse, drain on society, poverty, uneducated—beaten down.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower|Evin Demirel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether or not you are a Sound of Music fan, make a reservation and enjoy a delicious meal in a beautiful setting.A Healthy Dose of Vermont: Soaking Up Fall in the Mountains of Stowe|William O’Connor|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In fact, Fitzpatrick wore no tie at all, one indicator that he long ago left the reservation.Whitey Bulger’s Defense to Reveal Widespread FBI Complicity|T.J. English|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The reservation struck me somewhat humorously as an anti-climax.The Four Pools Mystery|Jean Webster
The Yosemites and all of the other tribes named in the previous chapter were put upon the Fresno reservation.Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity|Galen Clark
He was satisfied, for it was her heart, not her voice, that held a reservation.The Nest Builder|Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
On the same day several hundred savages crossed the river and stampeded the stock on the reservation.The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge
We are going through part of their reservation now, and the whole Park was bought from them by the government.Boy Scouts in Glacier Park|Walter Prichard Eaton
late 14c., "act of reserving," from Old French reservation (14c.) and directly from Late Latin reservationem (nominative reservatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin reservare (see reserve (n.)). Mental sense is from c.1600. U.S. sense "tract of public land set aside for some special use" is recorded from 1789, originally in reference to the Six Nations in New York State. Meaning "act or fact of engaging a room, a seat, etc." is from 1904, originally American English.