Definitions for water tower
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a hollow vertical structure into which water is pumped high enough to maintain pressure required for firefighting, distribution, etc.
Category: Civil Engineering
a fire-extinguishing apparatus for throwing a stream of water on the upper parts of a tall burning building.
a large reservoir for water
A large tank of water, in an elevated position, acting as a local reservoir; water is pumped into the tank and fed by gravity to the consumers.
A large metal pipe made to be extended vertically by sections, and used for discharging water upon burning buildings.
a large metal pipe made to be extended vertically by sections, and used for discharging water upon burning buildings