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vessel

EN[ˈvɛs.əl] [-ɛsəl]
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WVessel
  • Vessel may refer to:

    Definition of vessel in English Dictionary

  • NounPLvessels
    1. (nautical) Any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat.
      1. A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher.
        1. A person as a container of qualities or feelings.
          1. (biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant.
            1. Blood or lymph vessels in humans, xylem or phloem vessels in plants.
        2. VerbSGvesselsPRvessellingPT, PPvesselled
          1. OBS VT To put into a vessel.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Note that the cilioretinal vessels (black arrowheads) at the disc margin move into the PPA region as the disc tilt progresses.
              • Blood or lymph vessels in humans, xylem or phloem vessels in plants.
              • The hulls are four-compartment vessels with thwartships framing, longitudinally braced, with continuous engineroom girders, "egg-crated" into transverse floors.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.
              • The radioactivity was released when they blew off steam from the containment vessel.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
              Related Links:
              1. en vessels
              2. en vessell
              3. en vessells
              4. en vesselful
              5. en vesselled
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of vessel for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "vessel" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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