vessel meaning

EN[ˈvɛs.əl] [-ɛsəl]
  • 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
              • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
              • Red strings tied to some of the vessels led up to the ceiling and across the room to the mini-shrines called mandapams, each of which housed statues of gods.
              • acrylic plastic viewports in pressure vessels for human occupancy
            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
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              1. en vessels
              2. en vessell
              3. en vessells
              4. en vesselled
              5. en vesselful
              Source: Wiktionary

              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.
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 8
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