Reserve (sometimes Reserves) may refer to:

* Course reserve, library materials reserved for particular users
* Dynamic reserve, the set of metabolites that the organism can use for metabolic purposes
* Reserve clause, in North American professional sports contracts
* Game reserve, land set aside for maintenance of wildlife for tourism or hunting
* Fuel reserve, an extra fuel tank, or extra fuel in the main fuel tank
* Recreation reserve, a park with sporting or other recreational facilities
* Reserve stockpile, bulk materials reserved for future use
* Reserved decision, where a judge takes time to review evidence and the law and delivers a decision at a later time
*Nature reserve, a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest,
*Indian reserve, in Canada, a tract of land reserved for the use and benefit of a band
*Reserve team, the second team fielded by a sports club, often football-soccer


*Official gold reserves, held by central banks as a store of value
*Strategic Petroleum Reserve, an emergency petroleum store maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy
* Fractional-reserve banking
* Bank reserves, holdings of deposits in central banks plus currency that is physically held in bank vaults
* Foreign exchange reserves, the foreign currency deposits held by central banks and monetary authorities
** Reserve currency, a currency which is held in significant quantities as part of foreign exchange reserves
* Reserve (accounting), any part of shareholders' equity, except for basic share capital
*Mineral reserves, natural resources that are economically recoverable, e.g. Oil reserves
*Actuarial reserves, a liability equal to the present value of the future expected cash flows of a contingent event


* For the terms military reserve, tactical reserve, or strategic reserve or "Reserve/(s)" or sometimes as a "reserve formation"... ISee: Military reserve, all generally mean: "military personnel or groups of units not initially committed to battle so that they are available to address unforeseen situations, bolster defenses, or exploit opportunities."
* Military reserve forces, are units formed of military personnel making a long term commitment to train part-time and maintain military skills, typically sacrificing one weekend in four to serve as civilian soldiers who are available to fight when a nation mobilizes for war. Most reserve personnel have served with their regular forces before entering civilian life, and may in addition to their weekend training commitment, serve a longer annual training deployment between two weeks and a month in length.
* Reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States, "the Guard and Reserves"
* War Reserve Stock, a collection of warfighting material held in reserve in pre-positioned storage to be used if needed in wartime


In the United States:
* Reserve, Kansas
* Reserve, Louisiana
* Reserve, Montana
* Reserve, New Mexico
* Reserve, Wisconsin

See also

*Reservation (disambiguation)
*Preserve (disambiguation)
*Reservoir (disambiguation)

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  • Reserve — Reserve, WI U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin Population (2000): 436 Housing Units (2000): 252 Land area (2000): 53.009057 sq. miles (137.292821 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.698415 sq. miles (1.808887 sq. km) Total area (2000): 53.707472… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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